Jeff Skilling of Enron Gets 24 Years
Jeff Skilling Sentenced to 24 Years for Fraud
Jeffrey Skilling was sentenced yesterday to 24 years for fraud as a result of his actions as President of Enron, the bankrupt Texas power company. He says he will appeal. Some people commented that recent sentences for corporate skulduggery have been too harsh. Tell that to the thousands in jail for life for less and to the Enron employees and stockholders who lost millions thanks to actions by Skilling and others. .
10-13-09 NY Times Supreme Court to Hear Skilling's Appeal
- U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Skilling's Appeal Adam Liptak in the NYT
The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear an appeal from Jeffrey K. Skilling, the former Enron Corporation chief executive who was sent to prison in 2006 for his role in the companys spectacular collapse.