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Corporate Fraud / Ebbers & Scrushy Trials #778036

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 25, 2005
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Studio: Anthony Mason) The start of corporate fraud trials for former WorldCom CEO Bernard Ebbers and former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy featured; details given of the agreement by former HealthSouth executives to testify against Scrushy. [From “60 Minutes,” SCRUSHY – says he’s innocent.] [SCRUSHY – responds to claims his religious talk show, “Viewpoint,” is an effort to taint the jury.] [Former federal prosecutor Jacob FRENKEL†- says there is little trail between Ebbers & his staff.] [In June, 2003, WorldCom bank examiner Richard THORNBURGH†- accuses Ebbers.] Tomorrow’s opening of the retrial of former Tyco CEO Dennis Kozlowski noted.

Roberts, John;
Mason, Anthony

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