Fuld says he can handle criticism as Lehman anniversary looms

09/8/2009 | Reuters

Richard Fuld, former head of Lehman Brothers, has been scrutinized, criticized and vilified for the company's collapse, which triggered the financial crisis and ensuing economic downturn. As the anniversary of Lehman's bankruptcy nears, Fuld is prepared for more scrutiny. "I've been pummeled, I've been dumped on, and it's all going to happen again. I can handle it. You know what, let them line up," Fuld said. "They're looking for someone to dump on right now, and that's me." Later, he said, "You know what they say? 'This too shall pass.' "

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