First Posted: 07/26/09 06:12 AM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 02:30 PM ET

As we all know by now, the financial crisis was caused by a series of systematic failures -- botched regulations, corporations that grew to be too big too fail, consumer greed and, of course, outright fraud. Throughout the crisis, though, some names stick out more than others.

We decided to assemble a motley crue of financial insiders who've done more than their fair share to cause our current economic crisis.

Who's the biggest villain? Who's more of an innocent bystander? VOTE below:

Vikram Pandit, Citigroup
Helmed Citigroup as it hovered near insolvency and became one of the biggest recipients of government bailouts.
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