Skilling Is Sentenced To 24 Years


Jeffrey_Sk_m417228.jpgFormer Enron boss Jeffrey Skilling has been sentenced to 24 years for his role in the giant fraud that led to the energy firm's 2001 collapse.

In May he had been found guilty on 19 counts including fraud, conspiracy and insider trading, and was told he could expect 20 to 30 years in prison.

The former Enron chief executive was tried and convicted together with the firm's former chairman Kenneth Lay.

Mr Lay has since died and his convictions have been quashed. Read on...

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