Associated Press reports:
HOUSTON – Enron Corp. founder Kenneth Lay, who was convicted of helping perpetuate one of the most sprawling business frauds in U.S. history, died Wednesday of a heart attack in Colorado.
He was 64.
From People for the American Way:
Kenneth Lay, CEO of Enron, was until recently on the board of trustees of American Enterprise Institute.
Other famous former trustees include Vice President Dick Cheney.
Tony Blair and Enron scandal: here.
Update: after the Skilling conviction: here.
Enron and finance firms: here.
Post Enron anti fraud rules rescinded: here.
- Grooming corporate cowboys for the Enrons of tomorrow (thepunch.com.au)
- Enron and crony corporatism (knowledgeproblem.com)
- 2002 California Energy Crisis: Enron, Duke, Joe Dunn, Bill Lockeyr, CPUC, and Ross Perot – Client of Jeannine English (lesliebrodie.wordpress.com)
- Bush Gives Secret Talk to Wealthy in Cayman Islands (bell-book-candle.com)
- Chapter 4 of a Case Study: Business Leadership of Enron (ivythesis.typepad.com)
- Liar’s Poker A COnversation between Dick Fuld and Ken Lay (bizgovsoc4.wordpress.com)
Posted by: “frankofbos” FrankOfBos@yahoo.com
Thu Jan 15, 2009 11:53 pm (PST)
Bush History:Bush Admin Working Hard,Going All Out to Promote the
Interests of Enron-1/16
A letter draws attention to the fact that the Bush admin. has been
working hard, going all out, pulling all the stops to promote the
interests of the likes of Enron (2002). This was, of course, prior to
all the criminal charges against the now defunct company, but
after ‘Kenny Boy’ and other Enron interests had oh-so-generously lined
the Bush campaign’s pockets. Also, a bloody day in Iraq (2007).
More details, from the 2009 Bush Blunder Calendar …
Today’s category: Bushisms, Iraq, The Corporation’s Yes Man
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