Vulture: large birds of prey of the New World family Cathartidae or of the Old World family Accipitridae, characteristically having dark plumage and a featherless head and neck and generally feeding on carrion. Also corporate undertakers likes Enron CEO Stephen Cooper. Reuters reports that Stephen Cooper wants four equal payments of $6.25 million or about $25 million for his hard work in trying to help Enron come-out of bankruptcy. They call it hardship fee. WHat hardship given that his firm has already collected $63.4 million in fees from Enron through June 30.