Ken Lewis, 66, former CEO, Bank of America Corp.

Lewis engineered BofA's purchases of Countrywide Financial and Merrill Lynch in 2008 -- deals that ultimately resulted in near-ruinous mortgage losses for the bank. Lewis later said he was pressured by the government to save Merrill from failure in September 2008. Now retired, he lives in Naples, Fla.
Haraz N. Ghanbari / Associated Press
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