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40 Deutsche Bank Employees Injured After Inhaling "Dangerous" Substance In Schkeuditz, Germany

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It appears banker popularity is low to quite low not only in the US but virtually everywhere. According to Lepizig-Fernsehen, a toxin alert has been issued at a Deutsche Bank branch in Schkeuditz, a suburb town of Leipzig, where 40 people have been "injured" after inhaling a white powdery substance delivered hours before, and which spread via the building's air conditioning system.

From LF:

On Friday afternoon marched forces of police and firefighters from the Deutsche Bank building in Schkeuditz. Around 40 people have been injured by inhaling a dangerous, but so far unknown substance.


The package with the white powder had been delivered in the hours before. With great probability the substance spread through the air conditioning throughout the building.


40 people were contaminated there, the entire office complex and an adjoining nursery were evacuated. More than 100 people were affected by the safeguards. The police and firefighters are having a large contingent on site to accommodate the investigation into the powder and its origin.

More as we see it.

h/t L0gg0l


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Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:38 | 2838398 Clueless Economist
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I'm sure all you ZHers are hoping these "evil" bankers all die a slow agonizing death from what they breathed in.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:40 | 2838413 GetZeeGold
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Well no.....not die. Do you think we're heartless or something?


Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:45 | 2838448 Stackers
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Bankers inhaling white powder ? This is new ?

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:49 | 2838474 GetZeeGold
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Dude kills in the Catskills.......the bankers line up to see him.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:09 | 2838606 Pladizow
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Gas chambers suck - huh Germany!

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:35 | 2838743 HoofHearted
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No, it was Gary Busey working in the Italian Parliament's post office again. He's selling the stuff (cut with baking soda of course) so that he can keep part of it for himself.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 12:38 | 2839300 Ying-Yang
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Local paper Leipziger Volkszeitung in its online edition said the incident may be linked to an ongoing wage dispute at the offices.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 17:04 | 2840091 AldousHuxley
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Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:58 | 2838516 toady
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Someone put the wrong 'substance' in the vent. They usually use some kind of stimulent. Keeps the bankers sharp.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 15:47 | 2839868 Hobbleknee
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If someone broke in your house to steal a dollar, you would shoot him in the face, but bankers steal from us every day through inflation, and we're supposed to have a heart?

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:40 | 2838414 johnQpublic
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Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:40 | 2838417 Vincent Vega
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Quick and painless is ok by me.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:02 | 2838549 Spastica Rex
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Vive la France.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:18 | 2838644 Oh regional Indian
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This though is sad....

Little people going after little people. Tch.


Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:28 | 2838709 Spastica Rex
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IRL, I'm a passivist.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 11:19 | 2838987 Oh regional Indian
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Interesting. Pacifist has a fist in it. Vist is better.

Nice Bob oh. I know you are. ;-)


Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:46 | 2838453 Eireann go Brach
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Timmay Geitner left his rotting bag of bad blow there last week!

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:55 | 2838507 Melin
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Have you anything to say about the poor, undoubtedly completely innocent victims of a viscious attack? Some evil individual(s) just attacked people and your "concern" is to accuse ZHers of disgusting thoughts emanating solely from your own despicable mind. 

Know thyself and try to be a better human being. 


Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:58 | 2838522 Vincent Vega
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Lighten up Francis.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:02 | 2838547 Melin
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lol...even I had to up-arrow ya on that.  Thanks for the levity.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:35 | 2838736 Captain Benny
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There is no innocents when you choose to work for a bank, for a system of dominance, and for an empire of criminals.  All men have choice and they can chose to be innocent only by removing themselves from the side of criminals and taking the side of those who fight them.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:52 | 2838841 Clueless Economist
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Yeah that pimply faced 22 year old teller at my local branch deserves to die for choosing to be "on the side of the criminals"

You are one sick and twisted piece of human excrement.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 11:07 | 2838897 Captain Benny
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Maybe I am just intolerant to my fellow man's ignorance of their own crimes.   I have my own past deeds that I must face.  They have theirs.   And I don't think death is the right punishment... please don't assume that was said when it never was.

My point is that there are no innocent people here.  Who are we to judge that branch's staff guilty, or conversely innocent/?   My own experience indicates that bankers at all levels helped commit crimes.... from people signing fraud signatures, to overstating borrower incomes, to selling shitty securities at Goldman Sachs.    My experience indicates bankers have a history of criminal activity at all levels.

Sat, 09/29/2012 - 01:08 | 2841122 Raymond Reason
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As much as i complain about the Jews, i feel sympathy for Joe Jew on the street who, being proud of his heritage, benefits in some way through nepotism, sympathetic propaganda, etc., but doesn't want to look too deeply into the atrocities of his clan leaders.  Nevertheless, he has blood on his hands. 

By the same token, i can't deny that i am an American and lived a better life than most of the world's inhabitants, because i benefited from the perennial atrocities committed by my national leaders, and actively supported several of them.  Yeah, i've got blood on my hands, and will probably be reviled by many foreign people for a long time.  It sucks.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:01 | 2838540 goldfish1
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apt name

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:17 | 2838641 rsnoble
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I'm all for it.  As long as it got the top dogs and not a bunch of general employees that are there for just a job and don't even know what the fuck is going on which is most likely the case.  That's as stupid as killing cops.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 12:14 | 2839206 Things that go bump
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"Just following orders," has not, historically, been an acceptable defence, and ignorance is no excuse either.     

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:21 | 2838665 Vooter
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Hey, freedom isn't free! LOL...

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:22 | 2838669 HD
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I have no wish for anyone to die - let alone some poor office drones just going to work. I do however, think this was a message "someone" is sending Germany to play ball or else.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:27 | 2838701 Oleander
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Ajoining nursery....I hope this substance did not enter the nursery. That is rather sickening.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:54 | 2838849 Clueless Economist
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Why not? Folks around here would justify it because the kids are future bankers.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 15:23 | 2839808 Blue Vervain
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Lay off the sanctimonious trolling.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:44 | 2838807 fajensen
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Simple COTS-"toxins" like Icing sugar or baking powder sends the message just as effectively, much more effectively in fact because the casualties will be caused by the automated police response to an imagined terr'ist threat!

Every security clampdown will cost millions, for nothing, exactly like the Global War On Terror!

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:46 | 2838813 LongSoupLine
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I'd be willing to bet they got sick over the tons of toxic paper DB is holding, rather than some "powder"

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:49 | 2838825 Kalevi
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No I don't, but you were fishing for arrows, you got them.

Working in a bank would mean agonizing death to me, no powder needed.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:38 | 2838405 Unprepared
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All this over a stupid movie?

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:42 | 2838424 gojam
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I doubt this is Islamic terrorism.

More likely a disgruntled customer.

Unless, it was someones coke delivery ?

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:47 | 2838461 goldfreak
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terrorist killing bankers? They're the best allies they have

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:48 | 2838473 gojam
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Exactly !

The bankers are doing a far better job of destroying western democracy than Al Qaeda.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 11:07 | 2838928 hannah
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i think the 'movie' that everyone is upset about here is 'wallsteet2' which was a horrible movie and i could see how it could drive someone to kill...

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 11:15 | 2838969 goldfreak
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if bad movies alone would get people torching everything in site, the whole state of Califronia would have been wiped off the map by now

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:44 | 2838425 GetZeeGold
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All this over a stupid movie?


Dude.....they mocked the Fuhrer....we can't let that stand.


Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:39 | 2838409 Fluffybunny
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"white powdery substance" Sounds like anthrax.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:41 | 2838418 johnQpublic
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no way

they are bankers

its cocaine

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:46 | 2838452 spentCartridge
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Someone cutting bankster blow with anthrax?


Now, there's an idea!

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:47 | 2838462 Fluffybunny
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AH fuck you're right.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:54 | 2838499 disabledvet
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Having worked for folks who were attacked by anthrax you would know...although not immediately.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:39 | 2838772 XitSam
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"Hey, someone sent us free cocaine! Let's snort it!"

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 11:31 | 2839034 monkeyboy
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Sounds like the band Anthrax?

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:39 | 2838410 RSloane
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Not to sound insensitive or cruel, but I like the idea of quarentining bankers.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:42 | 2838659 hedgeless_horseman
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Not to sound insensitive or cruel, but do you like the idea of quartering bankers?


As an aside...these are excellent American made axes.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 11:11 | 2838946 hannah
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ok a gransfor is $100 less and cuts like a beaver. how do these weirdly painted axes cut...i want to know!

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 11:26 | 2838996 hedgeless_horseman
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Best Made's unpainted American Felling Axe is $158 with a leather blade cover.  The same axe from Gransfor is $189 and the head weighs a pound less! 

Made in America for 20% less money, and cuts just as well, if not better.  I can literally shave with it.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 15:01 | 2839761 hannah
hannah's picture the paint job adds $150 to the price. i just feel like i am being assraped with 'buy american' and pay double the price. why cant american axe companies produce a product for the same price as a european company...?

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 15:15 | 2839791 hedgeless_horseman
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why cant american axe companies produce a product for the same price as a european company...?

The American company produces the same product for 20% less than the European company. 

Neither are painted at this price. 

Feel free to pay 20% more for the European model.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 15:44 | 2839859 hannah
hannah's picture are a horses ass....most of the axes on that site sell for $300. hold yourself up as the example of a typical america idiot.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 15:56 | 2839871 hedgeless_horseman
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...most of the axes on that site sell for $300.

But not the one we are comparing. 

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 19:58 | 2840520 hannah
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hedgelee_horseman you are so full of shit.....your $158 axe is just a $110 council tool axe with a longer handle and they are marked up because the handles are painted..!.....typical bullshit 'buy american' and get ass raped.


americans cant seem to produce a value product. EVERYTHING IS JUST MARKETING BULLSHIT...! best made doesnt make the axe you dumb fuck...council tool does.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 21:05 | 2840632 Cosimo de Medici
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So all bankers are guilty? Reap what you sow.  Got kids?  Lots of people are going to have axes, they won't be particular, and you don't have what it takes to stop them.

Guy with the biggest ax to grind makes the rules.  Maybe all white people are guilty, as the Brazilian President stated two years ago.  Maybe all Americans are guilty, for using too many resources and condoning via silence a miserable foreign policy.  Your kids are white Americans, right?  Oooh, doubly guilty.  Perhaps the aggrieved parties won't have time for filters.   Quarter 'em all; let god or allah or krishna or Jeffrey Dahmer sort them out.

Excellent axes, huh?  Oh, you were just joking?  Is that gallows humor or just a complete lack of compassion for some low wage tellers and janitorial staff?  When some loon gasses your kids' school, we'll all feel free to make Zyklon B jokes, right? Did I read this wrong? Is it heartless_horseman?

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:39 | 2838411 Vincent Vega
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So how exactly did some VIP's blow get into the A/C?

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:39 | 2838412 Lost Wages
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It could be anything: anthrax... cocaine... the cremation ashes of the market.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:40 | 2838416 Quinvarius
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Assassinating bankers and politicians was almost a national sport in Weimar.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:41 | 2838420 Mitch Comestein
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Who are we kidding.  It was bad coke!

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:34 | 2838742 metastar
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No, a banker must have sneezed into an air intake.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:42 | 2838429 Dr. Engali
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Let's hope it wasn't something deadly.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:53 | 2838496 Agent P
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+1.  Regardless of one's opinion of bankers and the evil they bestow upon the world, there are lots of innocent people employed at banks who are just trying to earn a living.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:11 | 2838536 Dr. Engali
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Unfortunatly who ever did this, their hatred of bankers has caused them to target the wrong people. My guess is that most of the people injured are low to mid level staff people trying to scratch out a living. They aren't the people who are the problem, but they are the people getting hurt.

I seldom comment on people junking me...I really don't give a shit. But if you really want these people dead then something is seriously wrong with you.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:44 | 2838794 Captain Benny
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WRONG! Claiming to just be following orders doesn't forgive you of your crimes against your fellow man.

All participants in the banking system are enablers in some form or another of the crime.   They all fall into the same class of citizen to me.   Criminal enablers.   No different than the FBI who encourages otherwise law abiding people to attempt to blow up a bar in Chicago with n FBI designed and built 'bomb' to entrap the person.

Low level bankers are still scum and deserve just as much love from the populous as the big time execs.   All enablers deserve the same fate, whatever that may end up being.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:57 | 2838846 Dr. Engali
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Well doesn't that definition by default make you an enabler when you participate in a corrupt economy using the fiat that supplies the system? How about the fact that you sit back and do nothing while a murderous regime kills indiscriminately across the globe? Are you fighting back or are you just following orders and participating in a system that commits crime against your fellow man? Do you deserve the same fate, or are you just trying to scratch out a living?

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:58 | 2838873 Captain Benny
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Yes.  I am not guilt free.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 11:05 | 2838901 Dr. Engali
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Thank you...none of us are,but that doesn't mean we deserve to die. It means we strive to do better. The moment that I wish ill will upon another human is the moment when I become like one of them who act on that wish.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 11:09 | 2838941 Captain Benny
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Did I say "die"?  Nope

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 11:26 | 2839020 Dr. Engali
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"Low level bankers are still scum and deserve just as much love from the populous as the big time execs.   All enablers deserve the same fate, whatever that may end up being."


You certainly implied it.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 11:07 | 2838926 Kalevi
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I would be terribly sad if someone snuffed out the pretty girls in my local bank.

1. I need the service they provide.

2. Well, they are pretty, and nice, and innocent people!

I presume you pay your internet in one way or other, even if it is by being mamis little sweet boy.

Captain my ass.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:42 | 2838435 youngman
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It was Pretzal dust....its Octoberfest remember....

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:43 | 2838442 fuu
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Ashes of dreams
And blood stained streets

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:47 | 2838465 Miss Expectations
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Barium and Aluminum?  Good for the goose and all that.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:49 | 2838467 ThisIsBob
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Likely the work of a pharma  looking to sell some bags of antidote.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:49 | 2838475 EvlTheCat
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Dear Deutsche Bank,

Please enjoy a free sample of our cocaine,

Love Greece

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:50 | 2838481 drivenZ
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This is a DB branch. These people aren't doing blow, they're probably tellers and secretaries for the most part.  

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:28 | 2838707 Richard Chesler
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Meh. Fraud enablers just the same and certainly not part of the solution. Fuck 'em.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:54 | 2838503 LULZBank
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Surprise coke party gone wrong?

Any hookas on the scene... under the tables usually??

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:58 | 2838524 ZeroPoint
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It's a fresh delivery of Benocide.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 09:58 | 2838525 TideFighter
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A gangnam style flash party broke out 5 minutes later... 

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:01 | 2838537 LULZBank
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Juncker on the loose here.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:03 | 2838544 ThisIsBob
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Forget Occupy Wall Street, just powder the bankers?

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:08 | 2838599 slaughterer
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Schkeuditz: with its US/France/Canada-owned plants, this area of East Germany feels particularly oppressed by international industry.   Add to that a history of radical opposition to authority (Leipzig was the center of the anti-USSR protests in 1989) and a general resentment of bankers, and well...

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:09 | 2838601 azzhatter
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So this wasn't the normal white powder given to the trading floor?

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:12 | 2838615 DeadFred
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All these comments and no one comes up with the obvious answer? It was Iran and now Israel will have to come to the banks rescue. This should have been a no-brainer.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:17 | 2838639 shovelhead
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"The mail is on your desk Mr.Dimon."

"Suzy, I don't do mail."

"You do now."

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:17 | 2838642 Stuck on Zero
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Banker rule #42: Never, ever foreclose on a mental institution.


Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:25 | 2838676 GetZeeGold
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Stuck the landing.....that's a 10.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:19 | 2838656 rsnoble
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Open season on bankers.  Only the upper tier though.  No plug in shotguns required.  No limits and no size restraints.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:36 | 2838746 metastar
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Duck Season, Rabbit Season, Duck Season, Rabbit Season, Duck Season, Rabbit Season,

Banker Season, Banker Season!

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:21 | 2838666 pods
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I always open packages by the HVAC return.

Especially ones that contain unknown powders.  


Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:30 | 2838708 slackrabbit
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Dear DB staff.

As you know you and other banks have been money laundering for the drug cartels for years.

However since that arsehole Ben has been put his counterfeiting in to over drive, we will no longer be making deposits in fiat. Instead please can we exchance our produce straight from Columbia  in exchange for some silver.


Pablo Escobar

PS I went to JP Morgan but their silver prices are just criminal !



Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:40 | 2838763 ziggy59
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Just need to aerosolize the hookers... There must be at least one DB worker here...noticing the blanket negatlve votes

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:38 | 2838766 lesterbegood
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I doubt that this 'powder' came from person(s) who hate bankers. It seems more probable that this 'powder' was delivered by bankers who hate.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:40 | 2838780 Toxx
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Those pesky Iranians are up to no good.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 11:11 | 2838949 CuriousPasserby
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If it is an unknown substance how do they know it is dangerous?

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 11:19 | 2838988 Coldfire
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Well, you get in bed with the Devil, sooner or later you gotta fuck...

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 11:20 | 2838992 q99x2
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Probably thought it was a million dollar bonus in coke, made lines on their desk tops and started snorting it.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 11:35 | 2839054 20-20 Hindsight
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The wrong people were targetted. If you want to kill the beast, you need to aim for its head, in this case, the IMF, the ECB and the FED for starters.  And I don't mean the minimum-wage tellers and junior financial advisors who work for these organizations.  

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 11:48 | 2839109 robertocarlos
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Why do idiots harm and kill the front line bank workers. They are not to blame for this mess.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 12:11 | 2839187 Captain Benny
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I'd like to agree with you except your claim is simply not true.  Front line bankers are in part responsible for the world wide mess.  They enabled their superiors to overleverage by taking deposits knowing full well that they'd be misused internally by the bank. At banks like Wells Fargo (and others), tellers are are told to upsell and convince customers to move money into investments that directly benefit the banks and help them leverage up more.  Retail bankers helped the US mortgage market destabilize by overstating borrowers incomes by insane amounts.  People were able to leverage up and buy MULTIPLE houses in bubble markets without even having a single source of income.  Retail bankers paid peons to fraudulently sign documents, stamp fake notary stamps, sign documents with peoples names that didn't even exist, etc.

Sorry, even the peon banker has been the problem since day one.


Also: NOBODY HAS DIED THUSFAR.  For all we know, it was itching powder thrown into the vents.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 14:10 | 2839559 robertocarlos
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There was a death or deaths when that Greek bank was torched. I guess there are degrees of complicity. I doubt half the bank employees know how the system works.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 12:24 | 2839264 Things that go bump
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My guess is that they are easier to reach.  Low-hanging fruit gets picked first.   

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 23:34 | 2840972 honestann
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I don't think anyone here wants to see low-level nobodies harmed.  However, at some point, especially when the predators-in-charge are beyond reach... even for overt and egregious crimes... what do you expect?

However, do you consider it ethical to knowingly work for criminals?  Do you think it is perfectly ethical and okay to work as an accountant for the mob, transferring money to hit men to kill innocent victims?  Well, everyone who works for banks is knowingly working-for and supporting the most vile, evil, craven, destructive predators the world has ever known.  And therefore, even low-level workers are not entirely innocent or blameless.

By the way, why the strange terminology in the article?  Why "delivered", for example?  Who "delivered" what, on what premise?  The wording makes clear that many important details are being left out of the reporting.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 23:44 | 2841003 Anusocracy
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"the most vile, evil, craven, destructive predators the world has ever known."

Those words are reserved for people who work in government.

Four hundred million people killed by government in the 20th century.

Sat, 09/29/2012 - 14:26 | 2841029 honestann
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And who do you think predators-DBA-government work for?

That's right, for predators-DBA-banksters.

The fact is, they are two sides of one corrupt coin, and thus the words are reserved for both of them.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 12:39 | 2839303 Miss Expectations
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Empty packets found around the  ventilation intakes indicate that a bath salt branded QEternity is very likely the white powder inhaled by the bankers.  Bath salts have recently been linked to permanent psychotic breaks in those who have ingested them, which means that symptoms in the bankers will be nearly impossible to discern.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 13:04 | 2839355 Conax
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'Lie down with the dogs, get up with fleas'.  I am sorry for any low level employees that got hurt.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 13:09 | 2839362 cougar_w
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Anger and random violence are understandable. It's hard to reach the real sociopaths at the top, so you have to settle for what you can get; the teller or the mail clerk.

Notice, national governments could have addressed this by using law to go after the crooks at the top. But they didn't. They are not going to either. And so the battle will be taken wherever else it can be.

Nobody said this was going to be a clean hit against the banker class. It's going to become very ugly trench warfare, and even then the banksters might simply melt away to redoubts in the islands. But by degrees their industry is going to be first discredited, then maligned, and ultimately dismantled. If from the branches, then so be it.

When nobody shows up to work at a bank -- either because they are disgusted or because they are afraid or because they are dead -- then the banking industry will be gone and we can start the process of reconstructing the bombed out ruins that used to be democratic nations.

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 13:07 | 2839363 e_goldstein
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Should have used bath salts.

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