How far would you go to win a bet?
April 21, 2017 4:26am CST
The recent detonation of explosions near to the Dortmund football team's bus led to much speculation that it was a terrorist attack. There were even letters found at the scene that seemed to support that idea. But it's now been revealed that the attacker was not a rabid radical with a grudge against the beautiful game. He was an investor who had bet on the share price of the club going down in order to win a lot of money. He believed that attacking the bus would make the team's share price tumble, thus generating a big win for him on his 'bet'. What an ass. On the one hand I'm deeply relieved that this wasn't yet another terrorist attack. On the other, I'm deeply depressed that people can be so incredibly greedy and exercise so little concern for others. Thankfully nobody was badly hurt but thousands of fans were put to the expense of having to stay an extra night, find a new flight home, or leave immediately without seeing the game.
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