True Crime: Most Shocking Moments in Entrepreneurship

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Crafty Lady

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia founder Martha Stewart

In one of the most memorable entrepreneur busts of all time, the craft maven faced nine counts of securities fraud and obstruction of justice. In 2004, she was convicted of conspiracy and lying to officials and ended up serving five months in prison. Although many thought she would never recover after being behind bars, Stewart took less than a year to polish her brand and make a full comeback.