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Business Ethics Guest Speaks About White Collar Crime

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The Belmont University Center for Business Ethics hosted Walt Pavlo, president of Etika, LLC, Monday to give his presentation titled “Anatomy of a White Collar Crime.” Pavlo was convicted of multi-million dollar fraud, and after serving time in prison, founded Etika to enable him to share his message with others about how to avoid the mistakes he made in his work for MCI.

A standing-room-only crowd packed Neely Hall to hear Pavlo discuss how his bad choices and “a company culture that avoided ethics” led him to commit fraud. Pavlo and an editor who wrote a story about him in Forbes Magazine have just completed a book entitled Ring of Thieves, which will be published in early 2007. It will tell Pavlo’s story and provide insights he gained in his journey into and out of white collar crime.
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