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Poll: Should Nasdaq Be More Embarrassed About A) Screwing Up The Facebook IPO or B) Employing A Guy Nailed In A Nassau County Prostitution Sting Operation?

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It doesn’t get much more embarrassing than this. Nasdaq — which is still red-faced from its bungling of Facebook’s market debut last year — will have to determine the fate of an employee nabbed in a Nassau County prostitution sting this week. Kewho Min, 42, who is currently listed as a vice president for the exchange operator, was among 104 humiliated horndogs whose mug shots were plastered on a courtroom billboard on Monday as part of “Operation Flush the Johns.” Nasdaq, run by CEO Bob Greifeld, has already felt the sting of shame when it botched Facebook’s high-profile initial public offering in May 2012.

...but what say you? Once again, the options are:

a) Nasdaq should be more embarrassed about screwing up the Facebook IPO.
b) Nasdaq should be more embarrassed about employing a guy ensnared in a Nassau County prostitution sting op.

c) Nasdaq should be equally embarrassed about both incidents.
d) Nasdaq shouldn't be embarrassed about either incident; so they fucked up a major IPO and pay a salary to a guy who answers in the affirmative to the question, "You lookin' for a good time?", so what?
e) Nasdaq should be more embarrassed about the hooker situation but I'd like to clarify that what tipped the scales for me was the fact that they were Long Island hookers. If this guy was picking them up anywhere else I'd definitely be saying A, Facebook.
f) other.

A Tricky Spot For Nasdaq [NYP]


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