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Extorted Exec Mystery Solved!

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This morning the New York Postnames the extorted executive as Gary Wandschneider, a divisional vice-president of Pepsi Bottling Co. According to, Gary pulled in nearly $3 million in cash compensation last year and was awarded stock options worth about another $3 million.
Well, that's somewhat less exciting than the idea that it was the CEO of a major company. But the good news is that thanks to help from our readers, we were on the right track! We had narrowed it down to a handful of companies based in Westchester, including the Pepsi Bottling Co. So good work team!

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[New York Post] Profile: Gary K Wandschneider