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2008-09-10 09:05:00

Enron Corp. shareholders and investors will split about $7 billion from financial institutions accused of participating in the fraud that caused the once-mighty energy company to collapse.

2006-10-24 06:00:14

By Greg Farrell HOUSTON -- A federal judge sentenced Jeffrey Skilling, the lead architect of the complex fraud that was Enron, to 24 years in prison Monday, bringing closure to a massive federal effort to identify and punish the perpetrators of the biggest accounting fraud in history.

2006-07-19 17:25:46

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Enron's founder Kenneth Lay had severely clogged arteries when he died in Colorado earlier this month while awaiting sentencing for his role in the collapse of the energy company, according to an autopsy report made public on Wednesday.

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2006-07-14 17:30:00

Ken Lay has taken his place alongside Elvis Presley in the pantheon of people whose deaths have not been fully believed.

2006-07-12 14:26:26

By Bruce Nichols and Matt Daily HOUSTON (Reuters) - Houston's political and business leaders, including former President George H.W. Bush, turned out for Kenneth Lay's memorial service on Wednesday, less than a week after the Enron founder's sudden death.

2006-07-07 08:10:00

The body of Enron Corp. founder Ken Lay will be cremated and his ashes buried in Aspen, Colorado where he died this week of an apparent heart attack, a newspaper reported on Friday.

2006-07-06 21:21:48

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Bush on Thursday called convicted Enron Corp. founder Ken Lay, who died this week, a "generous person," but said he had betrayed the trust of shareholders.

2006-07-06 14:32:39

HOUSTON (Reuters) - The sudden death of disgraced Enron Corp. founder Ken Lay topped newspaper headlines across the nation on Thursday, with media reactions ranging from outraged to cheated.

2006-07-06 14:30:59

HOUSTON (Reuters) - The sudden death of disgraced Enron Corp. founder Ken Lay topped newspaper headlines across the nation on Thursday, with media reactions ranging from outraged to cheated.


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