In another case, David Radler, the former publisher of the Chicago Sun-Times, has also entered a guilty plea for scamming $32 million from the newspaper's parent company.
Enron's Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling will be going on trial soon, also. Maybe Aunt Millie will see some justice? Here is a previous post, I did on Enron: The Road to Justice is Slow for Aunt Millie. Even if they are convicted, it is doubtful that their true victims (the people of California) will ever be made whole.
In all these cases (these greedy people of means) destroyed thousands of jobs and cost hard working investors millions of dollars. In addition to this, the costs of their misdeeds (in some instances) were passed on to ordinary people, who needed the services they provided.
In the end, they deserve no sympathy and are no better (or different) than their new neighbors at the crossbar hotel! In fact, since they all had considerable "means" when they committed their crimes, they are probably worse.
For a post on Bernie Ebbers, click on the title above.