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By Mark Ames


Since news broke about the obscene million-dollar bonuses that taxpayers are paying to the very same AIG Financial Products traders who destroyed millions of lives, decent hard-working Americans have expressed their First Amendment rights and flooded AIG Financial’s offices with so many death threats and angry calls, emails and letters that they’re shitting in their pants and hiring security to protect them. But don’t be put off by this “security”: they’re just a bunch of glorified rent-a-cops, you’ll be able to get past them to express yourself if you put your mind to it. But how can you, John Q. Public, show AIG’s multimillionaires exactly how you feel?

In the interests of serving our readers, we at eXiled Online want to help connect you with the AIG Financial Products people, so that you can practice your rights as a free individual. This isn’t North Korea, after all. This is a nation where free speech, and the right to bear arms, are protected in our Constitution. So we’re going to provide you with addresses of the AIG Financial Products offices, to help connect you with the AIG Financial Products millionaire closest to you. For exact directions on how to get there in your gun-rack-loaded Ford Dodge Ram F150 Prius, just go to google maps, plug in your address, and plug in the address of the nearest AIG Financial Products office–say, for example, the one on 50 Danbury Road in Wilton, Connecticut. Here’s the list from AIGFP’s “contact us” page (oh you bet we’ll “contact” you, “contact” is definitely the operating word here!):

The Americas     


 AIG Financial Products Corp.
50 Danbury Road
Wilton, CT 06897-4444







 AIG Financial Products LLC
2929 Allen Parkway
Houston, TX 77019-2155

Tel: 1.713.831.6100
Fax: 1.713.831.6113








 Banque AIG
One Curzon Street, 5th floor
London, W1J 5RT
United Kingdom     

Tel: 44.20.7659.7000
Fax: 44.20.7659.7200






 Banque AIG*
46 rue de Bassano
Paris, 75008 









 Banque AIG
14th Floor, Urbannet Otemachi Building
2-2 Otemachi 2 Chome
Tokyo 100-0004

Tel: 81.3.3276.8450
Fax: 81.3.3516.1061





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  • 1. Fissile  |  March 17th, 2009 at 7:07 pm

    This article is an absolute outrage! Ford’s pickup is call the F150! Dodge makes the Ram!

  • 2. bighead  |  March 17th, 2009 at 7:14 pm

    Ford Ram?

    I know ya’ll expats have no use these gas-guzzling monuments to manhood, but if you’re gonna be specific about a make & model, then get it right.

    And if your intent was irony- it’ll be lost on anybody with a Ram. Or a Ford.

  • 3. pirmin zurbriggen  |  March 17th, 2009 at 7:50 pm

    Well thanks, but how am I gonna drive my gun-rack-loaded Ford Ram to Chiyoda-ku? We wouldn’t want to be accused of favoritism towards freeway accessible derivative traders, now would we?

  • 4. aleke  |  March 17th, 2009 at 8:14 pm

    Oh, lookit that. I can contact my local AIG representative in Houston, Tx. So close.

  • 5. wengler  |  March 17th, 2009 at 8:51 pm

    When are we going to find out about who the specific people are who accepted these bonuses? UAW members working the line had to accept pay cuts for the Big 3 to get loans. Yet the people who caused the world economy to collapse and have no doubt already reaped tens of millions in their years as an economic terrorist, gets their millions in welfare without shame?

    Publish their names, their home addresses, their phone numbers. Let them at least see the faces of the people they are taking from. Let their children see how evil their daddies are.

  • 6. mechagodzilla  |  March 17th, 2009 at 9:06 pm

    your ford ram won’t fit on the roads in otemachi, and the governor of tokyo is hatin on foreigners, so I would say you have to leave it to the japanese to consume aig as soon as it shows signs of weakness in the japanese market.

  • 7. tokyo  |  March 17th, 2009 at 10:17 pm

    dont worry. you’ve got friends over here. 😉

  • 8. Matt  |  March 18th, 2009 at 12:16 am

    Some of these banker guys are going to get hurt or worse before long but it probably won’t be a righteous beating from someone who’s suffered from these scumbags’ decisions since they, (or you) won’t be able to get past all that expensive security.

    Instead I’ll bet that it’ll be administered from their old cronies, people who have access, have seen the writing on the wall and decided it’s high time to swap sides (like those CNBC boys or Anne Applebaum) and realised there’s a gap in the market for a popular folk hero who gave the bankers some licks. If you thought Joe the Plumber was a repulsive folk hero, you ain’t seen nuthin yet…
    On the bright side, it does mean that before long, none of the bankers are going to know who they the fuck can trust anymore and are due to get an education in paranoia.

  • 9. Exotic Electron  |  March 18th, 2009 at 2:46 am

    Pretty stupid being so upset over this to go all gansta on these guys when BILLIONS have slipped past in Iraq and the bailouts. Get a fucking clue.

  • 10. Armen  |  March 18th, 2009 at 3:17 am

    Whose side would Nietzsche be on? True, you’ve got the pitch-fork wielding peasants with pure resentment running in their veins on the one hand, but then you have pasty, chicken-shit bureaucrats on the other, hiding behind their lawyers. And then there’s Ben “I’m a man of the people, just ignore the Federal Reserve part” Bernanke, who came packaged in a 60 Minutes psy-ops special that predictably dragged out his childhood photographs, playing the role of mediator. Come to think of it, Nietzsche probably wouldn’t give a shit.

  • 11. Nestor  |  March 18th, 2009 at 6:20 am

    Let’s hope some gun toting idiot doesn’t take out a bunch of secretaries and office drones. These things need to be targeted!

    Also Obama is going to tax the fuck out of those bonuses, apparently (Like 98%)

  • 12. Allen  |  March 18th, 2009 at 7:25 am

    Nietzsche’s dream of supermen was a last mad gasp attempt at avoiding the recognition of a simple truth … The dirty schemers -are- the supermen. That’s why they’re the ones who control society almost all the time.

    Fortunately these supermen die easily enough. You just have to shoot them with bullets.

    Ah, but their true power is in illusion; like that bit in the Grapes of Wrath about how no one can kill the banks. Because the bank isn’t like a man … It’s a monster. A monster that eats profits.

  • 13. Exley  |  March 18th, 2009 at 3:54 pm

    Okay I’ve got my bullshit detector on and you know what it says? It says I’m a do-nothing fag who gets all weirded out when I see other people doing something brave. Damn, I wish my bullshit detector didn’t turn on me like that.

  • 14. Alexey Bogatiryov  |  March 18th, 2009 at 5:20 pm

    Thanks for the address and phone numbers Mark. Will give them a phone call at least!

  • 15. yabadabadoo  |  March 18th, 2009 at 5:35 pm

    Forget the gun rack. Think more along the lines of piano wire.

  • 16. bxw  |  March 18th, 2009 at 8:56 pm

    Dr. Ames, remember the essential question:

    “Or are we just trying to keep up with the Russians, next to whom we come across as a bunch of sensitive dullards. The test will come when we return home-then you’ll know if you’re permanently damaged, or if you were just faking it all along.”

  • 17. weak and faggy  |  March 18th, 2009 at 11:24 pm

    If you wanna Ram, I won’t Dodge.

  • 18. tha_snazzle  |  March 19th, 2009 at 6:46 am

    The real revelation here is Mark Ames professing a belief in “decent hard-working Americans”.

  • 19. walther garu  |  March 19th, 2009 at 9:57 am

    The bonus payments, while disgusting, are less than one percent of total bailout payments. Then, take a look a the cost of the US’ overseas military adventures and commitments.

  • 20. CSI  |  March 20th, 2009 at 1:45 pm

    Why do I get the feeling that all the bonus restrictions will get thrown at the wrong people? People hear “bonuses” and immediately picture fatcats pulling in tens of millions. In reality there are a lot of employees on contract for one dollar a year salary that are dependent on bonuses to pull in an annual income of 5 figures. Maybe if they were called “commissions” instead?

    It’ll probably be those people who get hit by the scapegoat restrictions, not the couple dozen top dogs cashing out $10+ million who’ll find a way out of it.

  • 21. Jim T.  |  March 20th, 2009 at 6:04 pm

    Even with gas as cheap as it is, it’s still too far to drive (for me) to kill a scumbag. If I get that annoyed I can go out and cap a few preachers or the local news guy. Local scumbags never seem to be in short supply.

  • 22. Pud  |  March 21st, 2009 at 1:04 pm

    I suppose that out of fairness The Exiled will start posting the addresses of family members of the Democratic politicians who approved these bonuses, right?

    Ofcourse not. You won’t even have the intellectual honesty to approve this comment.

  • 23. aleke  |  March 21st, 2009 at 8:15 pm

    those democratic scum!! I Can’t believe what they did to My Country… If only Mccain+Palin was elected..

  • 24. Pud  |  March 22nd, 2009 at 11:00 am


    Typical left wing response. “They don’t agree with me so they must be a neocon!”.

    Rather than admit the Democrats have as much hand in shitting the nest as the Republicans have.

    Sigh…Is this what one of the better sites on the net has turned into?


  • 25. aleke  |  March 23rd, 2009 at 5:41 pm

    Hey as a very well-informed former neoliberal, neocon Republican, I think I know who’s been shitting the nest more. The Republicans. Thank you and good night.

  • 26. pakk  |  March 27th, 2009 at 5:28 am

    Everyone has to understand one thing: if the company goes bankrupt, the employees are not entitled to anything. Regardless of anything. Close the shop! Lights out!

    AIG, JPM, GS, BoA, Citi – they are all actually bankrupt, the illusion of “solvency” is only maintained by the fact that their ‘toxic’ assets (if gambling bets can be called assets AT ALL) which are TOO MUCH for anyone to bail out (got $20 trln, bro?) are kept off the balance sheet.

    The same goes for the US. This whole country is as insolvent as one can be.

    The creditors (the Chinese, the Arabs and the Russians) are already pissed off. Just sit back and watch their recievership committee put the US Gov’t and their Wall Street bedfellas, all these arrogant as***les, through a meatgrinder.

  • 27. Gordan Finch  |  June 30th, 2010 at 2:30 pm

    gordan finch said…
    The (pawn broking) Gold: for hire Bank for International Settlements report ranks the United Kingdom with significant exposure to Pigs (Portugal Ireland Greece and Spains banks. In part this is correct but substantially overstated, a clearer picture emerging is the Euro 400 points over value. Could this mistake be related to an earlier at risk report, surely its an error that Gold loans in euros didnt crush members expectations or Prudential pulling out of AIG sale.
    On June 2, 2010, American International Group, Inc. (“AIG”), AIA Aurora LLC (“Seller”), a special purpose vehicle formed by AIG, Prudential plc (“Prudential”) and Prudential Group plc (formerly Petrohue (UK) Investments Limited) (“Purchaser”) entered into an agreement, dated June 2, 2010 (the “Termination Agreement”), to terminate the agreement entered into by those parties on March 1, 2010, as amended on May 16, 2010, for the sale of AIA Group Limited (the “Share Purchase Agreement”).

    The Termination Agreement provides that all rights and obligations under the Share Purchase Agreement are terminated, except that confidentiality agreements among the parties and certain procedural provisions of the Share Purchase Agreement remain in effect. AIG will receive a termination fee from Prudential equal to £152,569,000 on July 1, 2010.
    Zurich Insurer is:Zurich Financial Services they owned AIG. US Gov bailed it out. Zurich Financial Services owns thousands of subsidairy companies like AIG.

    ZFS fraudulently controls the entire worlds insurance industry, not to mention the millions of companies in every trading estate worldwide and every highstreet.

    ZFS are the evil in World finances along with the IMF,International Monetary Fund, they force Governments to enforce their rule.

    The BIS, Bank of International Settlement, hire Gold stolen from the Jews in Nazi concentration camps. It was set up by Hitler to control the worlds money/finances,club in the EEC.

    The EU, European Union, well it was Hitlers dream to control the world. Now its called the EU. And they are controling the GB Pound and the US dollar lower than the Euro in Crazy attempts to recover gigantic losses.

    Well maybe my sight is poor BIS and ZFS have no vested interest, the Euro is bull with Sterling in nosedive and its all someone elses mistake. AIG IS EVIL LIKE ITS PARENT ZFS. cheers GF

  • 28. Gordan Finch  |  October 16th, 2011 at 3:46 pm

    The occupation of Wall Street, the London Stock Exchange and others now around the World will be the beginning of the end for Governments who ignore the protesting public.

    Ordinary law abiding citizens have seen corrupt Governments bail out banks with taxpayer money. Then devalue the £ pound to inflate away the Government and Corrupt Fraudsters debts. This has lead to hyperinflation for all taxpayers and the destruction of security of tenure for many homeowners who have been repossessed by the Banking Gangsters, with Government and Courts approval. For the Greedy Banks who make more money by repossessing homes. Than assisting homeowners.

    If you have money you have power, and you are able to buy off most in Government, Banking, Finance, Insurance, and the Media, this is fact.

    What Governments are attempting to do is hide the truth about the gigantic debt owed by the Banking Gangsters and Insurers who have stolen £ trillions from you and many future generations. The truth is the BANKS and INSURERS do not know just how much Money they have lost, or need to pay out. But the gambled away and lost money by UK BANKS and INSURERS is in £ trillions.

    Just how much this equates to is:

    You would have to pay back one million Pound a day (for 2000 years, just to pay off three quarters of a trillion Pound.

    If we put this into time:

    A million seconds is around 11.5 days. A billion seconds is around 32 years. And a trillion seconds is approximately 32,000 years. A Pound a second for 32,000 years

    Banks and Government and its Agencies cannot be trusted they are Crooks Fraudsters and much worse. I would certainly advise any business to keep everything away from prying eyes. Most of the Banks have hundreds of subsidiaries that are Competitors to most businesses. They are Ruthless and Intent on getting hold of inside information for its Group Subsidiaries.

    The same applies to all Government Departments and Agencies; it’s not unusual for your designs ideas plans or methods to be stolen by Government Departments and restrictive impossible terms (then used in competition against you.

    What has been Normal Business for large Corporate Insurers, Banks, etc such as buying off Ministers and MPs has meant that in Britain SMEs small and medium enterprises have been starved of Funding, Help, Assistance, Relocation, Premises etc. And (had instead Planning Objections, Restrictions, Bureaucracy, Red tape, a Multitudes of Taxes and Destructive, Restrictive Policies from past and present Governments.

    For years Government has only been interested in looking after those elite few who pay £millions in all manner of bribes to have their dirty work done for them.

    When the Government stops its fraud, and the Banks Insurers and Corporate do the same, then and only then will Britain become what it once was (GB) Great Britain.

    But things are changing quickly the Baby Boomers are Angry they have the numbers and have seen the Corruption and Fraud just like their sons and daughters have. Meaning the next elections will come sooner than this Corrupt Government and MPs would like, and if the newly elected don’t do the publics bidding they will be booted out as well until they do.

    Also the younger generation will not tolerate the hype or bottom of the pile crap fed by a Government Controlled Media to placate them. ITSFRAUD and they know it.

    The recent riots are a precursor of what may come next should the young be ignored. They have no prospects hope or future because this and previous Corrupt Governments took the Financial Markets Money, and didn’t invest in small businesses this destroyed manufacturing their only hope of a decent job. Yet they see the MPs commit fraud Ministers being paid by Corporate Insurers, Bankers being paid Millions, Police taking bribes, while they exist on the cost of a bankers shoe lace.

    If they riot again, and they are angry, they will take control because they know there isn’t enough police or military. A Government spokesman recently broadcast that fact, (multiple attacks could not be dealt with especially while the Crooks in charge are on holiday.

    Austerity, Taxes, Fines, Vat, Fuel, Food and other Commodity increases imposed by the IMF are seen to be unjust. Especially when a recent very wealthy IMF chief appears in News reports to be able to avoid alleged very serious criminal proceedings with a chequebook and expensive lawyer.

    But no matter what happens now, the public are in unity; they will not allow the Banks to be bailed out again. No matter how long the inevitable is delayed, or QE or whatever other names it is called ITSFRAUD.

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