Enron Plea Former Enron finance executive Michael Kopper pleaded guilty to money laundering and fraud charges today, becoming the first company insider to acknowledge criminal behavior in the collapse of the energy trading company. His cooperation with the government likely marks a turning point in the investigation of former Enron executives. Kopper says his activities occurred under the direction of former Enron chief financial officer Andrew Fastow. NPR's Jim Zarroli reports.
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Former Enron finance executive Michael Kopper pleaded guilty to money laundering and fraud charges today, becoming the first company insider to acknowledge criminal behavior in the collapse of the energy trading company. His cooperation with the government likely marks a turning point in the investigation of former Enron executives. Kopper says his activities occurred under the direction of former Enron chief financial officer Andrew Fastow. NPR's Jim Zarroli reports.