Prosecutors Lay Out Case in Enron Fraud Trial

Jeffrey Skilling

Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling arrives at the federal courthouse in Houston, Jan. 31, 2006. Reutersr hide caption

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During the opening day of the Enron fraud and conspiracy trial, federal prosecutors present their case against former executives Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling. Defense lawyers also give their opening statements. The energy giant collapsed in 2001 — the largest bankruptcy in U.S. history at the time.

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