Jury Selection Begins in Enron Fraud Trial

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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

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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.



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