As Equifax's former chief executive tried to explain how the company responded to the massive data breach before a stern congressional panel, viewers couldn't help but notice the oddly dressed character hovering over his left shoulder.
It was the "Monopoly man" a.k.a. Rich Uncle Pennybags.
The man was actually a woman, Amanda Werner, a campaign manager for the nonprofits Americans for Financial Reform and Public Citizen.
Sporting a tuxedo, an enormous white mustache, and a bulging bag of $100 bills, Werner said her goal was to photobomb Smith as he testified in front of the Senate Banking Committee. Her group aimed to bring attention to congressional attempts...