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2006-01-30 01:05:00

By Matt Daily HOUSTON -- Enron Corp.'s former top bosses Ken Lay and Jeffrey Skilling will enter a federal courtroom on Monday to face the jury that will judge whether the two took part in the fraud that brought down the company. The case, finally coming to trial more than four years after what was once the seventh largest U.S. company collapsed into bankruptcy, is expected to last four months as the prosecutors run through accounting issues, analysts presentations and financial arcana to...

2006-01-28 11:10:00

By Matt Daily HOUSTON -- Four years after the dramatic demise of Enron Corp., former chiefs Ken Lay and Jeffrey Skilling will enter a federal courtroom in Houston on Monday to face charges linking them to one of the biggest business disasters in U.S. history. The case against Lay, 63, and Skilling, 52, hinges on whether the two executives, who once enthralled Wall Street by creating a company that became the nation's seventh largest, were aware of Enron's financial shell game that pumped up...

2006-01-28 10:23:37

By Matt Daily HOUSTON (Reuters) - Four years after the dramatic demise of Enron Corp., former chiefs Ken Lay and Jeffrey Skilling will enter a federal courtroom in Houston on Monday to face charges linking them to one of the biggest business disasters in U.S. history. The case against Lay, 63, and Skilling, 52, hinges on whether the two executives, who once enthralled Wall Street by creating a company that became the nation's seventh largest, were aware of Enron's financial shell...

2005-12-28 15:34:49

By Jeff Franks HOUSTON (Reuters) - Enron Corp.'s former chief accountant, Richard Causey, on Wednesday said he would plead guilty to securities fraud in exchange for a possible seven-year jail sentence for his role in the 2001 collapse of the power-trading giant. Causey had been scheduled to face trial next month with former Enron chief executives Ken Lay and Jeff Skilling, but now is likely to cooperate with federal prosecutors against his former bosses as part of his plea...

2005-12-28 15:38:14

By Jeff Franks HOUSTON (Reuters) - Enron Corp.'s former chief accountant, Richard Causey, on Wednesday pleaded guilty to securities fraud in exchange for a possible seven-year jail sentence for his role in the 2001 collapse of the power-trading giant. Causey had been scheduled to face trial next month with former Enron chief executives Ken Lay and Jeff Skilling, but now is likely to cooperate with federal prosecutors against his former bosses as part of his plea bargain. Causey...

2005-12-28 15:23:11

By Jeff Franks HOUSTON (Reuters) - Enron Corp.'s former chief accountant, Richard Causey, on Wednesday said he would plead guilty to securities fraud in exchange for a possible seven-year jail sentence for his role in the 2001 collapse of the power-trading giant. Causey had been scheduled to face trial next month with former Enron chief executives Ken Lay and Jeff Skilling, but now is likely to cooperate with federal prosecutors against his former bosses as part of his plea...

2005-12-28 11:58:17

By Jeff Franks HOUSTON (Reuters) - Enron Corp.'s former chief accountant, Richard Causey, was set to plead guilty on Wednesday to a security fraud charge in a plea bargain that could put him behind bars for seven years for his part in the 2001 collapse of the power-trading giant, sources close to the case said. Causey was to face trial on conspiracy and fraud charges next month, with Enron's former chairman, Ken Lay, and former president, Jeff Skilling, in a joint defense effort, but...

2005-12-28 11:56:28

By Jeff Franks HOUSTON (Reuters) - Enron Corp.'s former chief accountant, Richard Causey, was set to plead guilty on Wednesday to a security fraud charge in a plea bargain that could put him behind bars for seven years for his part in the 2001 collapse of the power-trading giant, sources close to the case said. Causey was to face trial on conspiracy and fraud charges next month, with Enron's former chairman, Ken Lay, and former president, Jeff Skilling, in a joint defense effort, but...

2005-12-28 10:48:14

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Enron Corp.'s former chief accounting officer will plead guilty on Wednesday to a security fraud charge related to the energy trader's collapse, a source familiar with the investigation said. The source said Richard Causey, who was due to face trial on conspiracy and fraud charges next month along with Enron's former chairman Kenneth Lay and former president Jeffery Skilling, would plead guilty as part of a deal with the government at a hearing in Houston at 2...

2005-12-27 21:29:03

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Richard Causey, Enron Corp.'s former chief accountant, is expected on Wednesday to plead guilty to at least one criminal charge related to the energy trader's collapse, the Wall Street Journal said in its online edition on Tuesday, citing unnamed people familiar with the matter. The Houston Chronicle on its Web site cited sources close to the case as also saying Causey is expected to plead guilty. A hearing is set for Wednesday at 2 p.m. CST (2000 GMT) before...


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