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2009-03-12 08:02:36

The case against New York trader Bernard Madoff may be the kickoff for an open season of prosecuting executives for fraud, a top fraud attorney said. It's going to be open season.

2006-07-05 18:29:48

By Matt Daily HOUSTON (Reuters) - Enron Corp.'s founder Ken Lay died of heart disease on Wednesday while vacationing near Aspen, Colo., six weeks after being convicted of fraud and conspiracy in the financial scandal that brought down the once-mighty energy conglomerate.

2006-07-05 16:03:57

By Matt Daily HOUSTON (Reuters) - Enron Corp. founder Ken Lay died of an apparent heart attack on Wednesday, six weeks after he was convicted of fraud in the financial scandal that brought down the once-mighty energy conglomerate.

2006-04-12 12:43:27

By Matt Daily HOUSTON (Reuters) - Former Enron Chief Executive Jeffrey Skilling testified on Wednesday that Enron never used bogus cash reserves to smooth out its earnings and disguise massive trading profits.

2006-04-11 12:44:29

By Matt Daily HOUSTON (Reuters) - Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling on Tuesday told the jury at his criminal trial he never ordered subordinates at the energy company to illegally falsify profits to please Wall Street.

2006-04-10 17:26:29

By Matt Daily HOUSTON (Reuters) - Former Enron Ch

2006-04-10 16:27:35

By Matt Daily HOUSTON (Reuters) - Former Enron Chief Executive Jeffrey Skilling took the witness stand in his own defense on Monday, proclaiming his innocence and telling the jury he never imagined the company he helped create would collapse.

2006-04-06 13:19:58

By Matt Daily HOUSTON (Reuters) - Testimony from former Enron Corp. Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Skilling at his fraud and conspiracy trial could be pushed back until Monday as questioning of Enron's former top lawyer continued, Skilling's lawyer said on Thursday.

2006-04-06 11:02:12

By Matt Daily HOUSTON (Reuters) - Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling, who went from business visionary to pariah with the energy trader's dramatic collapse, will take the witness stand on Thursday at his trial to try to face down more than two dozen criminal charges.

2006-04-05 19:58:45

By Matt Daily HOUSTON (Reuters) - Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling, who went from business visionary to pariah with the energy trader's dramatic collapse, will take the witness stand on Thursday at his trial to try to face down more than two dozen criminal charges.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.