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Friday, February 25, 2005

Internet Creator Takes On High Road Trucking & Krispy Kreme Donuts Go Sour

USA Today Reports..

Former tech executive segues to trucker

Excerpt: As Tim Krauskopf steers his 33-ton rig and its load of frozen bagels down an Illinois highway, he is indistinguishable from other truckers hauling loads across the nation. But the 41-year-old in his blue jeans and baseball cap isn't your average trucker. He owns his own small trucking firm, for starters. He's also a millionaire several times over.

What really singles out the bespectacled man from suburban Chicago is what he did before he became a trucker: At the dawn of the Internet Age in the 1990s, he was one of the 20- and 30-something whiz kids who helped make the Internet what it is today.

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Hard View: Something Tells Me this Tech Turned Trucker will figure out how to Modernize Trucking with insight that is beyond most of our imaginations...

One thing is for sure, Krispy Kreme Donuts Needs More customers out there, and we all know truckers love donuts and coffee right?. I bet Krispy Kreme would love for more guys to hit the road and stop in for some of their products for their sales suck and they are now facing a Criminal Probe. Looks like they aren't living up to the 'Sweetness' that was portrayed way back when they went public and the CNBC TV Manikins were promoting, oops, did I say promoting, sorry, I meant Reporting, yes, Reporting on the IPO of Krisy Kreme Donuts.

USA Today Reports....
Krispy Kreme shares fall on probe reports

Shares of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (KKD) hit a low Thursday after the doughnut chain revealed it is the target of a criminal probe by federal prosecutors

The company said the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York has asked to interview current and former executives. Krispy Kreme also said it thinks prosecutors in this latest investigation are looking into the same matters that the Securities and Exchange Commission has been investigating since last year.

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