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CEO Of Liechtenstein Bank Frick Murdered In Broad Daylight

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Over the weekend the world was gripped by the drama surrounding the mysterious murder-homicide of the former CEO of Dutch bank ABN Amro and members of his family, and whether there is more foul play than meets the eye. However, that is nothing compared to what just happened in the tiny, and all too quiet Principality of Lichtenstein, where moments ago the CEO of local financial institution Bank Frick & Co. AG, Juergen Frick, was shot dead in the underground garage of the bank located in the city of Balzers.


 

Based on preliminary reports, the murder is the result of a disgruntled fund manager, Juergen Germann, who had previously been embroiled in a "bitter dispute" with the government and the bank. Bloomberg has more:

A 48-year-old man was shot dead in the underground garage of a financial institution in Balzers at 7:30 a.m. local time, the principality’s police said on its website. The suspect, Juergen Hermann, fled the scene in a Smart car with Liechtenstein number plates, according to police. Neither the victim nor the institution were identified in the statement.

 

The deceased was Juergen Frick, CEO of Bank Frick & Co. AG, Switzerland’s Radio 1 said in an e-mailed statement, citing employees of the bank. Calls to Bank Frick were answered by a voice-mail message saying the company is closed because of “a death.” It gave no further details.

 

Hermann is a fund manager who has been embroiled in a dispute with the Liechtenstein government and Bank Frick for many years, Switzerland’s Radio 1 said.

 

The Liechtenstein government and the country’s Financial Market Authority “illegally destroyed my investment company Hermann Finance and its funds, depriving me of my livelihood,” according to a website registered under the name Juergen Hermann of Hermann Finance AG.

 

He has filed lawsuits seeking recovery of 200 million Swiss francs ($225 million) from the government and 33 million francs from Bank Frick, according to the website. The lender “illegally enriched itself,” among other alleged crimes, it said.

 

A representative of Hermann’s lawyer declined to comment when reached by telephone. A call to Hermann Finance’s office was answered by an employee of a law firm who said his company isn’t related to Hermann Finance.

The narrative against the "publicly hostile" alleged shooter has already been flushed out.

Hermann has been “publicly hostile” to the country’s Financial Market Authority and some of its employees, forcing it to take security measures in consultation with the police, FMA spokesman Beat Krieger said in an e-mail today.

 

The escape vehicle was later found in the village of Ruggell, 25 kilometers (16 miles) north of Balzers, police said.

 

“The area is being searched by police with dogs and helicopters,” the 120-member police force said. Zurich police are helping to document the crime scene, spokesman Mario Cortesi said.

Here is the update form the local police station:

On Monday morning, it came in Balzers a homicide, the suspect is currently volatile.

 

Against 07.30 clock in an underground garage of a financial institution is a homicide in which a 48-year-old man was shot occurred. When volatile suspects are Jürgen Hermann from the Moors. He is armed and dangerous, according to police reports, the investigation of the National Police is in full swing.

 

Notes on a possible whereabouts of the suspects are requested immediately to the police landing +423 / 236 71 11. Upon encountering the suspect, it is important to exercise extreme caution.

Below is the profile of the murdered CEO, still on the bank's website:

As CEO Jürgen Frick is closely involved in all business activities of the bank with a special focus lying on client advisory, financing and financial product development. As well he supervises all real estate development projects of the Bank.

 

Jürgen is also Chairman of the Board at Crystal Fund Management AG, a subsidiary of Bank Frick & Co.

 

As for the bank itself:

Bank Frick is active in modern wealth management and provides a range of advisory services. As well it specializes in fund development and fund administration.

 

Our Bank entertains close ties to an efficient network of fiduciaries, insurers, tax experts, investment funds and law firms around the world.

 

We are completely independent. Our advice and our services cater exclusively to the individual needs and requirements of our clients.

 

Combinvest Establishment serves as holding for all bank shares. Family Frick is the majority stake holder.

 

After a successful career in international banking and fiduciary services, Kuno Frick senior founded in December 1998 Bank Frick & Co. AG. Due to his wide experience and excellent connections, Bank Frick proved an immediate success.

 

Since then, the bank’s assets under management have risen steadily. New business segments are continuously being added to the bank’s service portfolio, while existing ones are constantly being refined.

 

In autumn 2011, Bank Frick’s international presence was significantly enhanced with the opening of Bank Frick UK Branch in Mayfair, London.

Up until now it was mostly banker suicides. With the first open bank CEO murder, one wonders if there will be a change in the pattern.

 

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Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:07 | 4631992 MillionDollarBoner_
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Frick In Hell!!!

I know...but it was just there...I had to do it ;o)

Am I a bad person ?:O(

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:09 | 4632003 Federizzle
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All in all, he was just another Frick in the Wall... 

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:11 | 4632015 MillionDollarBoner_
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And Juergen Hermann...that's a made up name, surely? Like Biggus Dickus or Incontinentia Buttux?

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:16 | 4632032 Pladizow
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Once is happenstance, twice is coincidence, but three times is enemy action.” – Ian Flemming, Creator of James Bond

So what is it called when it has happened 13 times?

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:18 | 4632045 MillionDollarBoner_
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...a bad run of luck...?

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:22 | 4632057 BaBaBouy
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BANKSTERS ... R.I.P.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:24 | 4632070 Pladizow
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Nope, I got it - Its called a Bankers Dozen!

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:27 | 4632085 BaBaBouy
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SHIT... There Will Be No Bankers left???

How Will We Survive ?????

Hint: Atomic # 79...

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:27 | 4632095 SilverIsKing
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"Investigators are questioning why the underground garage was not declared a gun free zone."

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:30 | 4632110 BaBaBouy
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PTBD...

"Post Traumatic Banking Disorder"

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:31 | 4632116 Manthong
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“a Bankers Dozen”

Somebody please put in an order for a pallet load.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:37 | 4632140 spastic_colon
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"Juergen Hermann, fled the scene in a Smart car with Liechtenstein number plates"

 

"The police were able to quickly apprehend Mr. Hermann after a short chase on their bicycles"

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:48 | 4632193 Divided States ...
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Nothing changes till this happens to a Dimon or a Blankfiend. They may finally stop the pillaging only when their own safety is in danger.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:54 | 4632221 Latina Lover
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Whoever is ridding the world of banksters,  thank you.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:02 | 4632248 12ToothAssassin
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Balzers.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:25 | 4632368 eclectic syncretist
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Maybe the shooter just didn't read Bill Black's book beforehand?

http://www.amazon.com/The-Best-Way-Rob-Bank/dp/0292721390

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:28 | 4632392 saveandsound
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There is a movie about that... http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2368553/

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 13:00 | 4632709 J S Bach
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The lieutenants are droppin' like flies.  Something big's going to break soon.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 15:47 | 4633276 BellyBrain
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Notice that it is only the smaller underlings that are getting offed?  This isn't the actions of some secret "good guy" group, it is the parasites making sure that anyone who they don't have total control over is removed from the game board.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 16:17 | 4633371 12ToothAssassin
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Ow my Balzers!

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 17:12 | 4633550 espirit
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Papalcy demands gold or blood.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 13:00 | 4632712 Xibalba
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Great flick.. might watch it again tonight.  

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 02:07 | 4634847 CheapBastard
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I liked the surprise ending.

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 02:16 | 4634855 Tall Tom
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The movie is just "Hopeium" produced by the Hollywood Propaganda media.

 

Your level of participation is up to you....in complicity or non-compliance.

 

Choose wisely.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 13:00 | 4632714 Xibalba
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popcorn

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 14:28 | 4633034 Son of Loki
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"The allegedly used shitgum was found at the scene of the alleged crime by the alleged gum man."

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 17:09 | 4633543 Squid-puppets a...
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I personally believe the murderer was a manager of their Human Resources department

Today's HR culture is very keen to ensure employees know how strict they are about maintaining political correctness 

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 19:14 | 4633952 BTFDemocracy
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"with a special focus lying on client advisory" ... they said it.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 21:01 | 4634278 The Big Ching-aso
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Well at least Frack appears to be safe and sound.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:25 | 4632370 SilverIsKing
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"CEO Of Liechtenstein Bank Frick Murdered In Broad Daylight"

Broad daylight in an underground garage?

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 13:31 | 4632827 deKevelioc
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Where was Simon Black at the time of the murder?

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 15:55 | 4633306 August
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>>>Where was Simon Black at the time of the murder?

Mr. Black is at his residence, Sovereign Valley Farm, Chile, currently enjoying a fine cognac and stroking his white Persian cat.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 23:16 | 4634631 Grom Hellscream
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So they've given up on the "Suicide by nailgun" thingy?

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:26 | 4632376 Keyser
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So what is it called when it has happened 13 times?

A good start?  Let the purge continue... Every revolution needs an enemy, why not the banksters as they are the reason the world is in such a plight. 

 

 

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:39 | 4632644 Herd Redirectio...
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All thats happening right now is evidence is being erased.   Or silenced, as it were.

I would prefer justice, and then punishment, rather than punishment in lieu of justice.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 13:33 | 4632836 Papasmurf
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Exactly.  Dead men don't talk.

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 03:22 | 4634890 Squid-puppets a...
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why dont these fuckers learn to send a fareweell email with a 'do not send until...' delay - that way the police and powers cant snuff out the final message as always fucking happens

they trade stocks by hft, but when it comes to a suicide not they use a bloody quill and parchment

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 13:48 | 4632890 RaceToTheBottom
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This one is interesting, in that we know the reason and the rough duration of percolation. 

Given that older "reason" and extrapolating the amount of "new reasons" available and applying the applicable percolation timeframe, we should see an increasing amount of attacks, possibly approaching parabolic.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 20:02 | 4634114 Tall Tom
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Every revolution needs an enemy, why not the banksters as they are the reason the world is in such a plight. 

 

Keyser...That is NOT TRUE. That is a PARTIAL TRUTH.

 

The reason that the United Staes and, thus, the rest of the World is in such a plight is the INHERENT FRAUD AND DISHONESTY.

 

For all of those Bankers whom made those DISHONEST FRAUDLENT LOANS there were many PEOPLE whom initiated those "Liar's Loans" out of pure unadulterated GREED. They KNOWINGLY entered into those contracts without having any means to pay for those homes. They were COMPLICIT in the fraud. They were dishonest.

 

It will be fun shooting them too when it all collapses. They are as much of the enemy as the banksters.

 

Your level of participation is up to you whether it is a choice of complicity or a choice of resistance to fraud and dishonesty.

 

There are many bullets to be shared.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:28 | 4632388 saveandsound
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There is a movie about that... http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2368553/

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:12 | 4632560 Jonas Parker
Mon, 04/07/2014 - 20:58 | 4634269 83_vf_1100_c
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"Balzers"

 

I heard that in the Inspector Gadget "Wowsers"! voice.

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 05:03 | 4634934 ilion
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I wonder whether he was able to take his gold Hell?

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:23 | 4632339 oddjob
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Could be the songbirds are dying, they can't sing when dead.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:27 | 4632360 Bananamerican
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My theory:

An "Avengers" style hit squad of intelligence service members, w. grievance (national or personal) or perhaps embolded Bilderberg operatives.

It's just all too "black-ops-ish"

...or the Devil made them do it...

Is there a compilation on what kind of banker folks these were?

whistleblowers? consciencious? bastards? psychos?

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:34 | 4632422 XitSam
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My theory: Another Joseph Stack. Expect more people to take a final action as things unwind. And not just at bankers.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:41 | 4632647 Herd Redirectio...
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I'd say 1 or 2 of the deaths have been coincidence, circumstance, bad luck, fate.  But most of them, no.  One way to keep 5 men quiet is to make an example out of 1 of them.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 13:35 | 4632841 Papasmurf
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Another way to keep five men quiet is to murder three men and suicide two more.  At the end, the one who made the list for the boss will die too.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 14:47 | 4633076 BigJim
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Advice to 2nd in command who's given orders like this: kill your superiors too, and then blow some whistles.

But then I guess if you follow orders, you don't give a fuck about humanity, do you? 

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:46 | 4632668 Wahooo
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That's what happens when the regulatory firewalls come down. No other recourse to criminality really.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:50 | 4632470 Big Brother
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I'm goin' with Ragnar Danneskold

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:56 | 4632494 hangemhi
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Response to LatinaLover:  A very simplistic (though understandable) sentiment.  The problem is that you/we don't know the why?  If these are/were all potential whistle-blowers, then truth has once again been dealt a hard blow.  As much as we may despise the bankster criminals and the mafioso families behind them, not all bankers are a part of this crime of the centuries.  Jus' sayin'...

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 13:49 | 4632884 g speed
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and what is your first clue that not all bankers are part of the banking (aka usury, make money out of thin air) industry??

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 19:54 | 4634098 MonsterBox
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<- Dexter Morgan

<- Jason Borne

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:48 | 4632194 Bankstein Swiss...
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Broad daylight in an underground garage!

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:07 | 4632543 SDShack
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So it's not "Going Postal" anymore... it's "Going Bankster!"

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 15:05 | 4633121 crash commando
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Broad underground garage light!

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:52 | 4632204 y3maxx
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...Could be "Snowden NSA info" being applied by Russians as payback.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:17 | 4632318 dontgoforit
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That's my first inclination.  Just beginning, I'd say. 

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:50 | 4632469 Panafrican Funk...
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Yeah, that has to suck, getting murdered by a dude driving a Smart car.  That's kind of like losing to a vegan in a bareknuckle boxing match.

I still feel like the ABN Amro story is more significant.  

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delta_Lloyd_Group

I'd be interested to know what happened back on January 9th, 2013, note the gigantic volume spike around that time.

https://europeanequities.nyx.com/en/products/equities/NL0009294552-XAMS/...

Delta Lloyd sells insurance in the ABN Amro banks.  For those unfamiliar with ABN Amro:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ABN_AMRO#Goldman_Sachs_SEC_lawsuit

They were one of the entities that purchased the garbage Paulson/Goldman CDO's; both ABN Amro and Delta Lloyd were involved in RMBS packages of their own back in the mid 2000's. 

But, ABN Amro is even more famous on this site for their default on gold contracts.

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-03-24/another-gold-shortage-abn-halt-...

Which happened in late March of 2013, and only very shortly preceded the famously epic "gold paper dump" in mid-April 2013.  ABN Amro is a nationalized entity in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.  

It is likely Delta Lloyd insures ABN Amro's products to include risk of contract/product default.  Jan Peter Schmittmann, the guy who was killed along with his family this weekend, was on the ABN Amro board until 2009 and was a current member of the Delta Lloyd board.  

 

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 13:41 | 4632864 Doom and Dust
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According to Dutch news sources, Schmittmann was clinically depressed, apparently he killed his wife and youngest daughter before doing himself in.

The fucker sued then nationalized ABN Amro for 18 million euros after being forced to resign. He got 'only' 8 million euros, still the highest severance ever paid in the Netherlands.

Maybe he discovered he had a conscience after all. Or he got bored when his new, idle life didn't offer the same opportunities to screw society. Personally, I'm hoping for many copy cats; let all the banker scum kill themselves and their progeny. Their ill gotten wealth is inherited, after all, as presumably are their fucked up sociopath genes.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 17:29 | 4633595 Reptil
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repost: please excuse me for the google translate...
http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=nl&tl=en&js=y&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=...
(uitgeknikkerd means thrown out)

http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=nl&tl=en&js=y&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=...
"graaier" means "grabber" (of wads of money)

of course it could be suïcide, but my gut tells me it's not.
teenage kid and wife as well? hmm dunno..

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 23:18 | 4634632 Grom Hellscream
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I'm waiting on "Suicide by flamethrower".

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 13:58 | 4632935 mccvilb
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Both perp and vic named Juergen. That's the same as "Dick" in the Netherlands.

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 06:05 | 4634960 Harrison
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Yeah, you know you're in Europe when the getaway vehicle is a glorified shopping cart.

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 06:13 | 4634968 PT
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Yeah, I'd be pretty pissed too if someone stole my $200 mill and I was forced to drive a "Smart Car" everywhere.

If he had've bought a Hayabusa then that bankster might still be alive today.  I guess we're lucky he got the car instead.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Errrrrr, apologies to all friends and rellies of victim if and as necessary.  I didn't know the man.  I'm just reacting to an article.  For all I know he might have been "the exception that proved the rule"  ...

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:27 | 4632591 Problem Is
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“a Bankers Dozen”

"Somebody please put in an order for a pallet load."

I want the Jamie, Lloyd, Corzine and Rubin Wall Street Banker's dozen...

And then the Economist's Dozen with Bernanke, Greenspan, Krugman and "Fat Larry" Summers...

And the Regulator's Dozen with Shapiro, Cox, "Empty Suit" Holder and Jeethner...

And the Politician's Dozen with "Fat Fucking" Chris Dodd, Frank, Biden, "Orange Man-Tan" Boh-ner, Bush and Obama Bin Lyin'...

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:30 | 4632616 dizzyfingers
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Problem Is  Me too please.

Can't upvote you because your green link isn't live -- this happens often, don't know why.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:38 | 4632635 Problem Is
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Because dissenters say bad things in a politically correct world...

Or NSA monitoring... it will clear up in a minute...

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:35 | 4632633 mt paul
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a gross

of bankers ...

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 17:17 | 4633562 PT
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a wunch of bankers  

 

 

 

 

Thankyou Dr Spooner

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:34 | 4632107 BaBaBouy
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.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:43 | 4632169 Almost Solvent
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It was among the [bankers].

Real greasball shit.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:51 | 4632199 spastic_colon
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"...and that's that..."

 

::::: : : :::: :::

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 13:41 | 4632865 mccvilb
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I was thinking more like Atomic #84.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 16:18 | 4633376 Stuck on Zero
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Very sad news.  A bus load of banksters plunged off a cliff and they all died.

Sad because there was an empty seat in the bus.

 

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:24 | 4632071 BaBaBouy
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SHIT... There Will Be No Bankers left???
How Will We Survive ?????

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:39 | 4632431 XitSam
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An army of test tube bankers is being grown as we speak. 

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:04 | 4632525 The Big Ching-aso
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Shit. Things are turning into the Not Ok Corral.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:25 | 4632079 new game
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dead pool expanding. can i get dead pool bonds secured by blood money? sure to be in the red...

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:30 | 4632615 Problem Is
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An index fund of life insurance policies on banksters... we'll call it the Zero Hedge Fund of Funds...

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:51 | 4632205 Gazooks
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a Frick'n bankster named Juergen

was taken out by his client named Hermann

who then fled the scene

in his Fortwo machine

tho' smart could not help being German

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 15:44 | 4633259 sessinpo
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BaBaBouy       BANKSTERS ... R.I.P.

----

Do you really want them to Rest In Peace?

The truth is, the ones that die are getting off easy.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 16:19 | 4633368 TheGardener
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There is a 75 years plus German entrepreneur with nothing to loose but old age for every double crossing Swiss banker who was supposed to hold his flight money.

Banking secrecy was the pillar of Swiss independence until
it was not.

Expect the death of Swiss independence since the death wish is being tilted towards the so called European Union.

Good riddance best bankers of the world, the world and banking in particular has been fucked up beyond repair.

No place for banksters of any sort hence we reset.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:25 | 4632083 Headbanger
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A trend!

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:50 | 4632683 medium giraffe
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The trend is your friend!

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:05 | 4632266 Wile-E-Coyote
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Hey it's getting dangerous to be a banker.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 22:36 | 4634539 RichardParker
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Personally, I'm short bankers.

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 00:45 | 4634768 piliage
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...and long Shitgum.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:24 | 4632078 ParkAveFlasher
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"Sacrifice to Moloch"

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:37 | 4632139 Moloch
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Thanks.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:49 | 4632681 SmackDaddy
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you see kids, this is how you do it.... hahahaha

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:48 | 4632185 Ness.
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A banker's dozen?

 

Me tu slow.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:15 | 4632309 Perfecthedge
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The trend is your friend.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:19 | 4632585 mvsjcl
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Once is happenstance, twice is coincidence, but three times is enemy action.” – Ian Flemming, Creator of James Bond

Appropriately, from the movie "Goldfinger." I've kept that in the back of my mind since I was a kid. Fortunately for me, this didn't apply where romance was involved. For the most part.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 15:57 | 4633313 Ms. Erable
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I never get tired of reading stories like this one. Too bad this is most likely bankster-on-bankster rather than the implementation of an idea whose time has come.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 13:03 | 4632725 mtndds
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jump fuckers, jump!!

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 13:16 | 4632783 HellFish
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I sure hope so and fully support the actions of the shady banker executing goup out there.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 13:55 | 4632902 pigs-n-space
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Karma? A old man that worked at the place I got my first job described it as the fuckin you get for the fuckin you gave. Yep thats karma. its coming around.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 14:25 | 4633023 rosiescenario
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a good start....

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 17:00 | 4633512 Dugald
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So what is it called when it has happened 13 times?

A Bakers Dozen.........! 

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 18:22 | 4633791 Cake Please
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A strike plus a hat trick...?

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 18:22 | 4633793 Cake Please
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A strike plus a hat trick...?

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 23:41 | 4634668 goBackToSleep
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natural to their line of work. You can't make up such a thing as that I dare you to even try.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hsAFdZRRAFk

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 23:43 | 4634670 goBackToSleep
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natural to their line of work

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hsAFdZRRAFk

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 00:58 | 4634787 manofthenorth
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13 dead bankers is called ....... "A GREAT START "

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:16 | 4632036 Animal Cracker
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I'll have you know that I have a vewy gweat fwend in Wome called Biggus Dickus.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:19 | 4632049 sushi
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with a special focus lying on client advisory,

Lying to clients? Special focus?

Are we sure that this is not a wholly owned sub of Goldman Sachs?

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:22 | 4632065 Thought Processor
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This pile of dead bankers is starting to get kind of big.

 

I'm sure the Police will now realize that it's time to launch a real investigation on all of this to see if maybe some of these deaths are in fact........ linked.

 

Ok, not holding my breath on that one.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:12 | 4632297 MsCreant
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"I'm sure the Police will now realize that it's time to launch a real investigation"

Think fight club. And what if some cops were in on fight club? What would space monkeys do? WWTDD (What Would Tyler Durden Do?)

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:24 | 4632597 knukles
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He wouldn't talk about it...
Or be seen in the same room as it at the same time..
Or go to a Testicular Cancer Survivor meeting...
Or 'sumptin'..

But he sure as shit wouldn't try to escape the scene of a crime in a SmartCar...
Between SmartCars and NailGuns, I'm wondering if Monty Python does not lurk within the shadows....

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 17:30 | 4633603 Uncle Remus
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Or the Peter Principle.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 20:04 | 4634122 Withdrawn Sanction
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Smart Car....no really.  I guess if they have to tell you...well.  Kind of like jumbo shrimp or nutritious poison, or honest politician, or live bankster.

Great getaway car though....

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:21 | 4632592 mvsjcl
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That would involved Interpol, "looking out for global justice." The mirth in me builds.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 13:00 | 4632710 Flagit
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I'm sure the Police will now realize that it's time to launch a real investigation on all of this

 

they are working as hard as they can.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:20 | 4632331 Oleander
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    The article says "Juergen Hermann of the Moors" - as in the tribe (Muslim?)?  Why is it important we know he is of the Moors and not of the Aryans?

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:20 | 4632336 RafterManFMJ
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SHIT GETTIN' REAL!

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 17:08 | 4633541 Dugald
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What's the fuss......

     “illegally enriched itself,” among other alleged crimes,

                 Its just Banking SOP!!!

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 17:22 | 4633581 PT
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Juergen Hoff?

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:13 | 4632022 DaddyO
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Tyler,

Tracking banker resignations or retirements may be the next step in this saga.

The handwriting is clearly on the wall. It is not a good time to be an officer in a large banking institution or even a mid-level programmer or executive.

Long ambulances and caskets.

DaddyO

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:17 | 4632037 Kaiser Sousa
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look, everybody calm down...

dont panic...

they got everything under control...

and for god's sake - u better keep stackin....

DEATH TO THE MONEYCHANGERS....

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:14 | 4632027 CrimsonAvenger
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At this point, Frack must be scared shitless.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:25 | 4632080 Antifederalist
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10+   spit out my coffee laughing.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:28 | 4632103 SilverIsKing
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+999

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:36 | 4632134 THX 1178
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+3.14159

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 04:21 | 4634917 The Abstraction...
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+10i

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:21 | 4632028 TruthInSunshine
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Frick was a high ranking lieutenant in the tribe, working out of Liechtenstein, a very efficient laundromat for dirty money, and a "noisy "murder (versus being "suicided") was obviously meant to send a message to others at relatively high levels.

Juergen Hermann was most likely a patsy, set up by others, and he'll probably be found "suicided" by pneumatic nail gun (with high capacity nail magazine), with a couple of well-placed nail wounds to the forehead, abdomen, scrotum & back of the skull, shortly.

The people who ordered this are above the law, owning the authorities.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:32 | 4632121 Isotope
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I hear that Hilti makes the best nail guns in the world.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:36 | 4632136 prains
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that's a rivet gun for steel, different animal, what's needed is the Paslode portable 3-1/2" nail gun, fires a 30 degree nail from a paper strip using compressed air cartridge. difficult to remove once embedded into some "wood"

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:36 | 4632137 TruthInSunshine
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Even "made [tribe] men" aren't allowed to molest other tribe members' gods (i.e. money).

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 14:01 | 4632945 pigs-n-space
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And its available at the world headquarters in Schaan, Liechtenstein,for the low price of 299.00 or while supplies last.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 20:25 | 4634185 Offthebeach
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Hitachi number one.

Paselodes are fired off Butane cartridges. You dont need a compressor, but the rate is very slow.

Some smaller trim guns can be run off a small dive tank.

I'm waiting for the first banker, or FedRe official, to ice pick themseves.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:34 | 4632421 smacker
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"The people who ordered this are above the law, owning the authorities."

 

Therein lies the 64,000 dollar question: are the hitmen simply above the law or are they the "authorities" themselves??

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:49 | 4632670 Blankenstein
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he'll probably be found "suicided" 


That was quick - something is rotten in Liechtenstein


  "The suspect, Juergen Hermann, fled the scene in a Smart car with Liechtenstein license plates, according to police. The authorities later said Hermann appears to have committed suicide after they found the vehicle in Ruggell, 25 kilometers (16 miles) north of Balzers, with his passport and a confession.

Service dogs were able to track the suspect to the banks of the Rhine,” police said in a statement. “Clothing belonging to the suspect was found there. Because of the circumstances and the evidence, suicide has to be assumed."

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-04-07/liechtenstein-police-says-48-ye...

 

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 13:13 | 4632770 cro_maat
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What total bullshit! They found clothes on the banks of the river but no body and they say suicide!

Yep, case closed. No need to look on the opposite bank for tracks or run the dogs there. Fish ate him. Carry on. Let's go get some donuts and coffee.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 22:23 | 4634504 RafterManFMJ
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Clearly they rolled his body into a canal to be eaten by the eels. GOT fans follow the link.

http://www.georgerrmartin.com/excerpt-from-the-winds-of-winter/

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 13:52 | 4632913 lunar
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.."his passport and a confession"...“Clothing belonging to the suspect was found there,”....

how convincing - that MUST be the murderer...too clear to be true - my guess. May be they don't want to investigate??

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 20:13 | 4634152 Tall Tom
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They always kill the assassin. It wraps up loose ends.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 14:28 | 4633035 Perfecthedge
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Man, even cheesy novel writers try harder! Whoever did this is doing a sloppy job and doesn't even care anymore.

Did they find a big nose and a mustache too?

 

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 14:28 | 4633031 rosiescenario
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I'd suggest a butane powered nail gun....more portable....

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 15:46 | 4633274 Chandos
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I think that bank does business in France as well under the name ' Banque Fric ' ....

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:10 | 4632008 Oh regional Indian
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Careful with those jokes, there is a volatile suspect on the loose!

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:16 | 4632038 disabledvet
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In a smart car!

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:23 | 4632068 ATM
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What better proof that they DID take his livelihood?

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:32 | 4632119 overmedicatedun...
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 nine nine,nothinnnng you see here movf allongg movf allongg..

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:26 | 4632088 NoDebt
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Yeah, he fled Balzers in a Smart car.  Didn't they do this one on the Benny Hill show a few decades ago? 

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:51 | 4632206 Leaping Lizard
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I think that it was W.C. Fields in The Bank Frick.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:52 | 4632210 TruthInSunshine
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The use of a small, cheap "Smart" car (manufactured by Daimler AG) by the alleged assassin most likely either was born of some practical utility (had it been a Bentley or S Klasse, it would have complicated matters) and/or carried some symbolic meaning.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:15 | 4632023 Sudden Debt
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well... you did say you where sorry...

SO WE'LL LET IT SLIDE THIS TIME!!!

oh, AND MAIL US YOU'RE PICTURE SO WE CAN MAKE A STATUE FROM YOU!!

 

I think it's more likkely, the mob is killing them off one by one.

In 2010 I remember Russian mobster claiming they where going to kill the bankers who lost their money.

They did say that openly and still some bankers are living under hidding eversince.

 

here's one of those dutch articles saying those russians where hunting them down: http://www.demorgen.be/dm/nl/989/Binnenland/article/detail/482734/2008/1...

 

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:30 | 4632113 new game
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open season 24/7 365 - no where to hide. somewhere someone got fucked and said enuf is enuf. this is what happens when you fuck with a fucker with no scrupples.

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