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Fri Mar 8, 2013, 01:33 AM

Italy's MPS bank's David Rossi found dead in Siena

Source: BBC

BBC | 7 March 2013 | Last updated at 05:17 ET


The Monte dei Paschi di Sienna Monte dei Paschi is the world's
oldest surviving bank

The communications director of troubled Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena (MPS) has died in an apparent suicide. David Rossi's body was found beneath an open window at the bank's 14th Century headquarters in Siena.

Mr Rossi was among several MPS employees whose homes and offices were searched by police last month - though no charges were brought against him. MPS, which is the world's oldest surviving bank, is at the centre of fraud and corruption allegations.

Investigations are under way into how hundreds of millions of euros went missing amid risky investments in complex financial deals. The bank has needed a multi-billion-euro bailout from the Italian state to help cover its losses.

"The death of David Rossi is a terrible tragedy," Monte dei Paschi said on its Facebook page.



Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-21697412



- Whenever banker's start committing ''suicide'' I've found that it is a great time to pay more attention.

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DeSwiss Mar 2013 OP
bluedigger Mar 2013 #1
GiveMeFreedom Mar 2013 #2
DeSwiss Mar 2013 #3
Nihil Mar 2013 #5
dipsydoodle Mar 2013 #4
madokie Mar 2013 #6
Kokonoe Mar 2013 #7
tokenlib Mar 2013 #8
alcibiades_mystery Mar 2013 #9
Ken Burch Mar 2013 #10
melody Mar 2013 #11

Response to DeSwiss (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2013, 01:44 AM

1. The first of three?

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Response to bluedigger (Reply #1)

Fri Mar 8, 2013, 02:51 AM

2. I liked this character

in Game of Thrones. Next season starts soon.

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Response to bluedigger (Reply #1)

Fri Mar 8, 2013, 03:17 AM

3. Or, maybe the third of three....

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Response to DeSwiss (Reply #3)

Fri Mar 8, 2013, 09:19 AM

5. Or, being an Italian banker, ...

... merely another one ...

Wonder if anyone checked his pockets for bricks ...?

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Response to bluedigger (Reply #1)

Fri Mar 8, 2013, 05:21 AM

4. Trailer here



I'd completely forgotten about him and when I saw picture thought it referred to Underworld.

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Response to DeSwiss (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2013, 09:50 AM

6. The question is

suicide or suicided
Inquiring minds want to know

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Response to DeSwiss (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2013, 05:49 PM

7. Without a note, It means he slipped out the window. nt

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Response to DeSwiss (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2013, 06:17 PM

8. Were there any ties with the conduct of the "Vatican Bank" ?? n/t

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Response to DeSwiss (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2013, 07:06 PM

9. Very curious



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Response to DeSwiss (Original post)

Fri Mar 8, 2013, 07:25 PM

10. Who will replace him on "Criminal Minds", then?

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Response to DeSwiss (Original post)

Sun Mar 10, 2013, 10:28 AM

11. He was cleaning the window and it went off

n/t

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