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Twitter Pic Of Two News Headlines Shows The Unfair Class Divide In Our Country

By Jonna Ivin-Patton

In 2009, Roy Brown, 54, walked into a bank with his hand in his jacket and said, "Stickup." The teller handed him three stacks of cash. Brown took a single $100 bill and left the rest. The next day he turned himself into the police and confessed, telling them he needed the money for food and a place to stay. 

For his crime, Brown was sentenced to 15 years in prison.

In 2011, Paul Allen, 55, CEO of Taylor, Bean & Whitaker, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiring to commit bank and wire fraud. He admitted to the $2.9 billion scheme, which resulted in the collapse of TBW. 

For his crime, Allen was sentenced to forty months in prison.