Trial of Former Healthsouth CEO Begins The corporate fraud trial of Richard Scrushy begins Tuesday in Birmingham, Ala. The former CEO of Healthsouth is accused of inflating the company's earnings by more than $2.5 billion. Scrushy is the first CEO tried under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, which required him to certify the company's financial statements.
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Trial of Former Healthsouth CEO Begins

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Trial of Former Healthsouth CEO Begins

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The corporate fraud trial of Richard Scrushy begins Tuesday in Birmingham, Ala. The former CEO of Healthsouth is accused of inflating the company's earnings by more than $2.5 billion. Scrushy is the first CEO tried under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, which required him to certify the company's financial statements.