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Enron Investigation / Andersen #654318

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 15, 2002
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The suspension of Enron stock from the New York Stock Exchange reported.

(Capitol Hill: Lisa Myers) The investigation into the collapse of the Enron energy company featured; details given of the firing of Arthur Andersen lead auditor David Duncan for his role in shredding thousands of Enron documents. [Former Securities and Exchange Commission chairman David RUDER - says it seems like something was wrong with the Enron account.] [Senator Carl LEVIN - says the case is beginning to unravel for Arthur Andersen.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Houston: Jim Avila) A memo from former Arthur Andersen accountant Sherron Watkins to Enron CEO Kenneth Lay concerning signs of problems within the company examined; video shown of Enron executives meeting with employees. [Watkins' attorney Philip HILDER - says Watkins believed she did the right thing.] [Former Enron EMPLOYEE - says he wanted to be assured that Enron was not doing anything criminal.]

Avila, Jim;
Brokaw, Tom;
Myers, Lisa

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