Husband: Enron CFO Andrew Fastow
Residences: Houston and Galveston, Texas; Vermont. The couple was building a $4 million Tudor mansion when Andrew was indicted. It’s since been sold.
Personal Style: Texas socialite.
Conspicuous Consumption: Bought sculptures by Claes Oldenburg and Donald Judd for Enron as a member of a three-person company art committee with a $20 million budget.
Before She Met Him: The Houston society wife was a Houston society daughter.
What She’s Doing Now: Prepping for five months in jail and five of house arrest for filing false tax returns on behalf of Enron.
Husband: Newspaper baron Conrad Black
Residences: Park Avenue; Toronto; London; a $14 million–plus Palm Beach pad.
Personal Style: Imelda Marcos meets Alexander McQueen.
Conspicuous Consumption: A Hollinger jet she allegedly spent more than $3 million redecorating; 100 pairs of Manolos.
Before She Met Him: Acid-tongued conservative columnist.
What She’s Doing Now: Watching the dinner-party invitations dry up. “So many people didn’t like them before,” says one acquaintance. “And now they’re gleeful because they don’t have to pretend to like them anymore.”
Husband: Former Tyco CEO Dennis Kozlowski
Residences: Fifth Avenue (worth roughly $30 million); Boca Raton, Florida; Greenwich, Connecticut; Nantucket, Massachusetts; New Hampshire; and a yacht, The Endeavor.
Personal Style: Aging Playboy bunny.
Conspicuous Consumption: A $5 million wedding ring; that $2 million birthday party on Sardinia (the one with the cake shaped like a naked woman, with sparklers coming out of her breasts).
Before She Met Him: Waitress in a New Hampshire restaurant.
What She’s Doing Now: Accompanying Dennis to court in somber suits.