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Jury Selection to Begin in WorldCom Fraud Trial

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Jury Selection to Begin in WorldCom Fraud Trial

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Jury Selection to Begin in WorldCom Fraud Trial

Jury Selection to Begin in WorldCom Fraud Trial

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Jury selection begins Wednesday in the trial of former WorldCom chief executive Bernard Ebbers. Prosecutors say Ebbers and his chief financial officer Scott Sullivan manipulated WorldCom's books to keep its stock price from falling. Sullivan is cooperating with prosecutors and is expected to testify in the trial.