Although crime still pays better, or so I’m told.
“The graffiti artist who took Facebook stock instead of cash for painting the walls of the social network’s first headquarters made a smart bet. The shares owned by the artist, David Choe, are expected to be worth upward of $200 million when Facebook stock trades publicly later this year.”
From Founders to Decorators, Facebook Riches, By Nick Bilton and Evelyn M. Rusli, NY Times, February 1, 2012
Although not much better.