Wednesday, March 19, 2014

A Prison Life: Ex-Banker Struggles

BUTNER, N.C.—Lee Farkas only a few years ago was chairman of a major mortgage company with a seaplane and a fleet of cars at his disposal.

Now, he chooses to eat some of his meals standing up, out of fear of his fellow inmates, and says he feels like a "zombie."

It has been a sharp reversal for the most senior executive...