Ex-Enron boss sentenced to 24 years

Former Enron chief executive Jeffrey Skilling was sentenced to more than 24 years in prison for fraud and conspiracy in one of the largest corporate scandals in US history.

Former Enron chief executive Jeffrey Skilling was sentenced to more than 24 years in prison for fraud and conspiracy in one of the largest corporate scandals in US history.

Skilling's co-defendant, Enron founder Kenneth Lay, died of heart failure in July and chief financial officer Andrew Fastow was sentenced to six years in prison last month. - Sapa-AFP

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