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Enron Investigation / Lobbying #715796

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 14, 2002
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Linda Douglass) Congressional findings that executives of the Enron energy trading company hid information about the financial problems examined; details given about the inflated stock sold by officials. [Representative John DINGELL - says the top executives may have violated insider trading laws.] The destruction by Arther Andersen of audit documents noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jackie Judd) Enron's lobbying efforts reviewed; Center for Responsive Politics statistics cited. [Center's Larry NOBLE - points out money does not know ideology.] The huge energy industry effort to keep the government from regulating "derivatives" trades noted. [Former commodities trading regulator Michael GREENBERGER - comments on the lobbying effort.]

Jennings, Peter;
Douglass, Linda;
Judd, Jackie

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