Ad for MF Global Has Unfortunate Wording

'We have convictions,' it boasts
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 4, 2011 3:15 PM CDT
Updated Nov 4, 2011 3:50 PM CDT
Ad for MF Global Has Unfortunate Wording
A sign for MF Global is displayed at an office building in New York.   (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

It probably seemed like a dynamite slogan during the ad pitch: "Everyone has opinions. We have convictions," reads an ad for MF Global spotted by ProPublica in Barron's. Considering the newly bankrupt brokerage company can't find hundreds of millions of dollars of customers' money, the word "convictions" takes on a whole new twist. Just ask departed CEO Jon Corzine, who just hired a top-notch criminal attorney. Click here to see the ad. (More MF Global stories.)

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