Our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy have changed.

By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to the new Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

6 of 10
BACKNEXT
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.



NEXT: Underestimating big threats
Last updated March 24 2011: 3:05 PM ET

Search for Jobs

More Galleries
Best business class airline lounges around the world Between August 2015 and May 2016, Skytrax surveyed over 19.2 million customers to find the best airline lounges. Here is what they found. More
What Boeing's new 737 Max 9 has under the hood Boeing unveiled its new, longer 737 Max 9 airliner earlier this month, the second member of the updated single-aisle jet family. The first aircraft will deliver to airlines starting in 2018. More
Toy Fair surfaces holograms, robotic animals, dolls for boys The Toy Industry Association's annual fair revealed countless tech-enabled toys -- and some fresh takes on old classics. More

Special Offer