Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Irish Billionaire Next Victim of Financial Meltdown

The man who had lent Bill Clinton his chopper, was found dead on Monday in an apparent suicide. Patrick Rocca, 41, died from a single gunshot to his head in his home in Holmeleigh, an exclusive residential enclave on the edge of Dublin's Castleknock Golf and Country Club. Apparently Rocca lost millions when Irish banks, specifically Anglo Irish, were nationalized and their equity value was destroyed. Patrick had $20 million in personal loans tied to Anglo Irish. He leaves behind a wife and three children... Sphere: Related Content
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