Marketplace Report: Enron Conviction Disputed Lawyers for late Enron founder Kenneth Lay have asked a judge to erase his conviction on fraud and conspiracy charges. They argue that his death ended their opportunity to appeal. If Lay's record is wiped clean, it could seriously complicate the federal government's attempts to seize the convicted executive's remaining assets.

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Marketplace Report: Enron Conviction Disputed

Marketplace Report: Enron Conviction Disputed

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Lawyers for late Enron founder Kenneth Lay have asked a judge to erase his conviction on fraud and conspiracy charges. They argue that his death ended their opportunity to appeal.

If Lay's record is wiped clean, it could seriously complicate the federal government's attempts to seize the convicted executive's remaining assets. Amy Scott of Marketplace talks about the case with Alex Chadwick.