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JP Morgan/London Whale Loss Scandal

Stocks for JPMorgan Chase & Co. saw stocks drop in value nearly 20 billion, after the company disclosed its losses. Its stocks soon rebounded back to normal levels by autumn. (Brendan McDermid/Reuters)

Year in Review 2012: Scandalous Behavior

Controversy rocked some of the world's largest institutions—from the

military and the NFL to the Secret Service and the BBC. Some seemingly

untouchable pillars of their profession were tarnished by the scandals

of 2012.