That’s One

David B. Kellermann, the acting chief financial officer of the troubled mortgage giant Freddie Mac, was found dead Wednesday morning at his home in Northern Virginia, the police said.   The executive apparently committed suicide by hanging himself, according to people with knowledge of the investigation. — NY Times

Who says there’s no honor among thieves?

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5 Responses to That’s One

  1. 8 Bells says:

    Hey Gobblesque: That’s just freakin sick.

    Keep up the good work.

  2. FerfeLaBat says:

    You are missing the more ominous message here. I’m looking for the link but the numbers came out recently that the borrowers with excellent credit – the people who actually pay their mortgages on time – the number of those borrowers who fell behind on their mortgage doubled in March. That means that the people propping up Freddy Mac are falling down.

    This suicide by a guy who everyone says was a happy family man and a good guy happening after that small tip of what is probably an iceberg scale statistic should send a chill down your spine. What did he see coming? I wouldn’t be dancing on his grave just yet.

  3. Gordon Gecko says:

    What a wimp. Darwin was right. The strong survive, the spineless perish.

  4. Ortho Stice says:

    Yes, sad. The human element is tragic. Today’s coverage makes it sound like this was a good guy who got overwhelmed, not a greedhead worried about getting ruined or feeling guilt. We’ll probably find out more eventually……

    ….but I understand Squathole’s hostility. As a representative of the institution, he inspires a certain amount of scorn and contempt which is rewarded by his suicide.

    What miserable creatures we all are.

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