Nowadays he supplies oysters to some of the best restaurants in Manhattan. But in his previous incarnation, Mr Osinski played a crucial, if inadvertent, role in stirring up the financial whirlwind that has battered the world. As the top computer programmer for the titans of Wall Street, he wrote the complex software that bundled home mortgages into bonds, making possible the subprime loans collapse that sparked the global meltdown. 
It’s official, truth really is stranger than fiction. And meanwhile the WSJ is confirming that this is indeed what destroyed the planet.