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Seems from the link that the issue is expense padding rather than the lovely female's padding. Given what he was making, seems unnecessary. But what does he care, given that fudging expenses has led to him being set financially for life? Tho I suspect his wife may be a tad irritated unless she is a total golddigger. Setting a bad example to the kids.
As a very former (2004) employee all I can say is: schadenfreude. Pure, gleeful, glorious, schadenfreude. Good riddance!
To give up 30+million a year for a piece of * is amazing. Not unheard of, just amazing. And according to his side, he didn't even get laid. What an idiot.
As far as getting fired for expense report padding? What else could the board do? To do otherwise would have sent the message to the employees that it was OK to steal from the company. And if anyone ever got fired for it when he didn't... oooh wouldn't THAT make for a wrongful termination lawsuit. I think the saying is hoisted on his own petard. Like I said. Good riddance.
Well, my take on all of this is that the guy made himself blackmail-able with his double standards, and that's the ticket out of such a position. The woman is nothing much, and it wasn't about her, but the niggling mendacity. I worked in a similarly capitalized biz in my salad years, and I saw it all. Boys were always boys, but with hourly "help," not with anyone on any sort of company dime.
You should take a look at what the femnazis have done to the American male on campus. We have several generations of young man who don't know whether to come or go. We have faculty men terrified of being falsely accused of something nasty if they don't write papers, or get research money for women who are too lazy to do their own work; actually most of the gals in faculty positions today have a very poorly concocted work history with a very deceptive academic background--thus, they are not able to do the intellectual heavy lifting. But, damn they do have the network in place that can and will destroy any white man who refuses their demands.