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How Highly Paid CEOs Rip Off Their Companies and the Public Via Fraud and Walk Away With Their Pockets Bulging

Just one example of a corporate culture that rewards executives for behavior that hurts workers, taxpayers, and shareholders.

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And so the Heimbold story is just one example of a corporate culture that rewards executives for behavior that winds up hurting workers, taxpayers, and shareholders. Unless we change that culture, we’ll see many more CEOs take the money and run.

Sarah Anderson directs the Global Economy Project at the Institute for Policy Studies and is a co-author of the Institute's 20th anniversary Executive Excess report, "Bailed Out, Booted, and Busted."