Keep stolen money? Lawyers think yes

"Finders keepers, losers weepers ..."

We all learned it on the playground. Elvis even sang about it. But some of us -- and by some I mean corporate CEOs -- managed to grow up thinking it was true.

Nothing else explains why Maynard L. Jenkins, former chief executive of auto-parts retailer CSK Auto Inc., doesn't want to pay back the $4.1 million in stock-option gains and bonuses he illegally received when his company's accountants cooked the books.