In pictures: Revenge is a dish best served electronically - 12 cautionary tales

These scorned IT staffers had their vengeance on their former employers -- but most got their comeuppance in the end

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Walter Powell: Embarrassment is the best revenge It's unclear whether Walter Powell had installed keystroke recording software on Baltimore Substance Abuse Systems Inc. computers before or after he was fired from his job there. But what's clear is that he quickly got bored with low-level antics like sending fake emails from his bosses, and decided to go for the big time: replacing the organization CEO's PowerPoint presentation with pornography. For added humiliation, the presentation was about the CEO's accomplishments, and the audience included members of the organization's board and city government officials. Powell was given a suspended prison sentence and community service hours.

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