Prisoners Draw Portraits Of Rich And Famous People Who Really Belong In Jail
For over a year, Jeff Greenspan and Andrew Tider asked prison inmates to draw portraits of CEOs, executives and other powerful people who committed crimes against the environment, economy and society and yet haven’t served any time. The powerful project is called “Captured: People in Prison Drawing People Who Should Be.” Alongside the portraits, “Captured” lists the crimes perpetrated by the pictured and the artist.
Michael Corbat – CEO of Citigroup
This first drawing is of Michael Corbat, the CEO of Citigroup, who oversees a company that has a history of conspiracy, economic destruction, fraud, illegal credit card practices and theft.
Artist and prisoner Garrett Rushing is serving 17 years for drug trafficking with a firearm and possession with intent to distribute (over 500 grams of meth).
Brady Dougan – Former CEO of Credit Suisse
Dougan’s company engaged in conspiracy, theft, fraud and treason. Credit Suisse knowingly sold toxic subprime mortgages to investors, thus having a huge role in causing the 2008 financial crisis.
Artist and prisoner Jerry Lee Jenkins is serving 18 years for bank robbery.
Rex W. Tillerson – CEO of ExxonMobil
Tillerson’s company participated in corporate welfare abuse, fraud, theft, poisoning, public endangerment and concealing evidence.
Artist and prisoner Brandon Meyer is serving 10 years for possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.
John S. Watson – CEO of Chevron
Chevron is guilty of knowing the military groups they were paying in Burma had a record of rape, murder and other human rights abuses, yet they continued to work with them. The company is additionally guilty of bribery, massive tax fraud, public endangerment, theft and wire fraud.
Artist and prisoner Daniel Raines is serving three years for possession of a stolen vehicle (two times).
Ellen J. Kullman – Former CEO of Dupont
Ellen J. Kullman’s company participated in concealing evidence, poisoning, public endangerment and reckless endangerment.
Artist and prisoner Jaime Vidales is serving life without parole plus 25 to life for two counts of murder.
Stuart Gulliver – Group Chief Executive of HSBC
Stuart Gulliver’s company has engaged in conspiracy, fraud and money laundering.
Artist and prisoner Mario “A.B.” Beltran is serving three-and-a-half years for receiving stolen goods.
Don Thompson – Former CEO of McDonald’s
Don Thompson oversaw McDonald’s, a company known for looting the public, preying on children (contributing to raises in juvenile diabetes and obesity) and wage theft.
Artist and prisoner Alex Carrillo is serving 30 years to life for murder.
Sepp Blatter – Former President of FIFA
Sepp Blatter is personally under investigation for conspiracy. FIFA is a known supporter of slave labor. The company has, via bribes, diverted millions upon millions of dollars away from youth leagues and from financially supporting the sport of soccer in developing nations. Executives also took part in wire fraud, accepting illegal gifts and kickbacks in exchange for things like votes and construction contacts.
Artist and prisoner Lewis Walters is serving 72 years for assault with intent to commit murder.
Patricia Woertz – Chairman of Archer Daniels Midland (ADM)
Woertz’s company engages in child exploitation, poisoning the air and rigging the system. Her list of crimes reads, “Almost half their annual profits are from products heavily subsidized/protected by the American government.” The company costs the American public billions of dollars.
Artist and prisoner Bill Bush is serving 62 years for armed robbery.
Peter Brabeck-Letmathe – Chairman of the Nestle Group
Nestle is known for turning a blind eye to child slavery. The company has contributed to infanticide around the world by deceptively marketing baby foods, and they’ve participated in theft and the privatization of water.
Artist and prisoner Charles Listo Vera is serving 19 years for attempted manslaughter.
Ben Van Beurden – CEO of Royal Dutch Shell
Van Beurden’s company was an accomplice to murder, guilty of being complicit in the torture and killing of environmentalists in Nigeria. The company is also guilty of environmental destruction, fraud, reckless endangerment and theft.
Artist and prisoner Mitchell Hand is serving 33 years for selling stolen goods and burglary (with priors).
Ryan Shapiro – CEO of JPay
Shapiro’s company engaged in bribery, human rights violations, profiteering and theft.
Artist and prisoner Thong Vanh Louangranth is serving 15 years for robbery (12 rounds), unlawful use of a stolen vehicle and assault.
Lloyd Blankfein – CEO and Chairman of Goldman Sachs
Goldman Sachs has engaged in bribery, mass deception and theft, obstruction of Congress, securities fraud and stealing taxpayer money.
Artist and prisoner Ryan Gragg is serving 15 years for murder.
Indra Nooyi – CEO of Pepsico
Pepsico hired armies to force indigenous communities off of land in Indonesia, which resulted in violence and deaths, making the company an accessory to murder. The company has also engaged in conspiracy to deceive, environmental crimes and public endangerment.
Artist and prisoner John Vercusky is serving 22 years for armed robbery.
Ian Reid – CEO of Pfizer
Reid’s company engages in AIDS profiteering, bribery, experimenting on children, fraud, poisoning, price fixing and racketeering.
Artist and prisoner Joseph Sharrow is serving four years for receiving stolen goods (auto).