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Dennis Kozlowski
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Entrepreneur
    (November 16, 1946- )
    Born in Newark, New Jersey
    Birth name is Leo Dennis Kozlowski
    CEO of Tyco International (1992-2002)
    Convicted on charges of fraud and misappropriating funds (June 17, 2005)
    Sentenced to serve from 8 years and 4 months to 25 years in prison (September 19, 2005)
    He and an associate were convicted of looting $600 million from Tyco.
    He had Tyco pay for his $30 million New York apartment with $6,000 shower curtains.
    He had to pay $21 million to settle charges of evading New York sales taxes on a dozen paintings.
    He threw a $2 million party for his wife's 40th birthday that featured an ice sculpture of Michaelangelo's David that urinated vodka.
    The party officially doubled as a stockholders' meeting, so the company could be charged half the costs.
    Donald Trump called him 'tacky.'
    After his conviction, Tyco required all employees to take an ethics course.
    Seton Hall University removed his name from the building housing their business school.
    He admitted (post-conviction) that the birthday party/stockholders' meeting was embarrassing and 'over the top.'
    WhenTrump called him tacky, he responded, 'He would know.'

Credit: C. Fishel


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