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Feds Charge Eight from Qwest with Securities Fraud

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Feds Charge Eight from Qwest with Securities Fraud

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Feds Charge Eight from Qwest with Securities Fraud

Feds Charge Eight from Qwest with Securities Fraud

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The SEC charges eight current and former Qwest Communications employees with fraud and other securities violations, and the Justice Department adds a criminal complaint against some of the eight. The SEC says Qwest overstated its revenues by about $144 million in 2000 and 2001. NPR's Jack Speer reports.