HOUSTON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- The former head of Houston's Enron Corp. drew a 24-year-four-month prison sentence Monday in the collapse of the once-mighty energy trading giant. Federal judge Sim Lake sentenced Jeffery Skilling to nearly a quarter century behind bars and ruled that he
HOUSTON, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- A Houston judge Tuesday vacated the indictment and criminal conviction of former Enron Corp. Chairman Ken Lay, who died July 5 of a heart attack. U.S. District Judge Sim Lake's action followed a request by Lay's estate, the Houston Chronicle reported Tues
HOUSTON, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- U.S. prosecutors want Congress to pass a law so the death of former Enron Corp. chairman Ken Lay won't result in a clean criminal record. Justice Department lawyers filed a draft of a proposed law in federal court that would stop judges from vacating crim
HOUSTON, May 25 (UPI) -- A Houston jury in the trial of former Enron Corp. chiefs Ken Lay and Jeff Skilling convicted both men Thursday of most of the 34 charges against them. The eight-woman, four-man panel in the 14-week case took six days to decide that Lay, 64, was guilty of
HOUSTON, May 24 (UPI) -- A non-jury bank-fraud trial in Houston of former Enron Corp. chairman Kenneth L. Lay has ended. Prosecutors said the 64-year-old Ph.D. was a sophisticated executive who seems "constitutionally incapable of accepting responsibility" for lies to three banks
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