he court of public opinion cries for more than 10 defendants.
Yes, after publishing a list of the
, we at
conclude that we've only skimmed the surface of a deep reservoir of ill will harbored toward the financial world's reputed rogues.
We asked you whether our 10-person list sufficiently exposed the Desperadoes of the Dow, the Nasties of the Nasdaq and other Fiends of Finance. Your answer? A deafening "No!"
"More, more, more!" you bellowed. Nearly every email we received on the subject suggested a new candidate for our Most Wanted list; few correspondents pleaded for clemency toward the people already marked by our attention.
Many of you shouting for movement in the punitive direction got your wish Wednesday. Douglas Faneuil, a Merrill Lynch employee seen as crucial to the investigation of alleged insider stock sales at ImClone, was in a cooperative mood at court Wednesday. Former Enron financial guru Andrew Fastow was charged with fraud. And members of the Rigas family that once ran Adelphia Communications were arraigned.
Despite these developments, the thirst for justice on Wall Street is far from quenched.
In the interests of continuing our mission, we've grouped the additional nominees for our Most Wanted List into a few broad categories. Weep if you must, but don't let your tears blind you on your path to the jury pool. Vote for your (least) favorite.
1. GE: We Bring Good Things to Jack Welch
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