It all started in February 2004, when Claire O'Connell, the heartbroken and distressed wife of MassMutual CEO Robert O'Connell, accused her husband of having an affair with the insurer's highest-ranking female executive, Susan Alfano.

With this, the company began a full-scale investigation, and the outcome is scandalous. It had been discovered, that Robert O'Connell's phantom, or supplemental, retirement account had mysteriously grown to a whopping $30 million and the person who just happened to look over the account was none other than the alleged mistress, Alfano.

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