Jury Selection Begins in Enron Fraud Trial

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/5178268/5178269" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript
Jeff Skilling and Kenneth Lay

Former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling, left, and company founder Kenneth Lay arrive separately at the federal courthouse in Houston for their trial, Jan. 30, 2006. Reuters hide caption

itoggle caption Reuters

Enron founder Kenneth Lay and former CEO Jeff Skilling go on trial Monday in Houston. Federal prosecutors will argue that Enron's top executives misled and defrauded investors through deals and statements designed to conceal growing losses at what was once the world's largest energy trading company.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.