Jeffrey Skilling, the convicted former Enron Corp. chief executive officer, may get out of prison in as little as four years if a judge approves a deal with prosecutors over objections by victims of one of the biggest corporate frauds in U.S. history.
Jeffrey Skilling, the former Enron Corp. chief executive officer, is in talks with the U.S. Justice Department to possibly reduce his 24-year sentence for helping mastermind the fraud that brought down the world’s biggest energy-trading company.
Jeffrey Skilling , the imprisoned former Enron Corp. chief executive officer, lost a challenge to his convictions contending that prosecutors relied on a legal theory invalidated by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Convicted ex- Enron Corp. Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Skilling , claiming a June U.S. Supreme Court ruling entitles him to a new trial, asked an appeals court to release him from prison on bail while he pursues an appeal.
The fates of Jeffrey Skilling and Conrad Black rest in the hands of lower court judges after U.S. Supreme Court rulings gave both men grounds to overturn at least part of their corporate fraud convictions.
A federal judge denied the U.S. government’s request to delay an order that allows deepwater oil drilling to resume while the U.S. notified an appeals court it would challenge the decision lifting the six-month moratorium.