Former president of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) who resigned by his own choice but was later indicted and sentenced to 5-10 years in prison for embezzlement.
He borrowed money from his family to establish his own brokerage film called Richard Whitney & Co. and purchase a seat on the NYSE.
He wound up serving only 3 years and 4 months after being released on parole for good behavior.
His wife stood behind up even when he was taken to jail.
Gyude Bryant was another man charged with embezzlement.