Toby Groves, arrested for bank fraud and income tax evasion in 2008
Bruce Antkowiak, former federal prosecutor
Max Bazerman, professor, Harvard Business School and co-author, Blind Spots
From the sex-abuse case at Penn State and in the Catholic church to the unethical accounting practices at Enron, top officials sometimes opt to hide and obscure instead of telling the truth. Cover-ups often start small, and grow into scandals that tarnish the reputations of entire institutions.