Deadline Detroit | Spicy costume: Quicken executive’s wife accuses rival broker of libel
Mortgages can be a “cutthroat world,” as Freep puts it in the cover of a hot lawsuit.
Just ask Theresa Niemiec, the wife of a Quicken Loans executive, who claims her husband’s rivals “shamed him” in a series of scorching, misogynistic texts and videos as a way to hurt her. employer of her husband.
A man falsely accused her of committing sex acts with a competitor, she said, then mocked her husband in a follow-up text.
The wife of Quicken executive vice president Austin Niemiec accuses one of his competitors of libel and seeks unspecified damages. The defendant is Anthony Casa of Philadelphia, who heads the Association of Independent Mortgage Experts.
The lawsuit alleges that Casa falsely accused Niemiec of being a libertine in college with Mat Ishbia, CEO of United Wholesale Mortgage. According to the lawsuit, Casa and Ishbia are friends, have a working relationship and see each other as competitors of Quicken Loans. …
Although Casa has never met Niemiec, the lawsuit says it “put her in his sights because she is Mr. Niemiec’s wife”, and degraded and humiliated them both throughout. multiple “slanderous” text messages he sent to her husband. …
The lawsuit includes screenshots of an obscene text string about Niemiec that Casa sent to her husband and others.
Journalist Tresa Baldas gives examples obscenity, including an SMS too rude to quote in full. Another text addressed to the vice president of Quicken, she writes, mentions his wife by her first name and ends with “many emojis representing sexual organs, including eggplants.”
Casa took to Facebook on Sunday to apologize for his alleged remarks. In an eight-minute video, he said he made a “big mistake” and “an error in judgment”.
The Niemiecks live in West Bloomfield. He is 34 years old and joined Quicken in 2009, a year after graduating from Hillsdale College in south central Michigan with a degree in business management and marketing. He has been Executive Vice President of Wholesale Loans since June 2019. Theresa Niemieck is 29 years old.
Casa, 35, is the founder and past president of Garden State Home Loans in Cherry Hill, NJ