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Greenspan's Enron prize
Greenspan's Enron prize
A few days after Enron filed paperwork admitting it had fudged financial statements for five years, then-Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan accepted the Enron Award for Distinguished Public Service.

That said, Greenspan gets some credit for turning down a $10,000 honorarium and a $15,000 sculpture funded by Enron. Still, the Fed chair formerly known as the Maestro might have thought twice about associating himself with Kenneth Lay and Company.

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Last updated March 24 2011: 3:05 PM ET
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