Enron’s Skilling To Get Out Of Jail Early

Former Enron chief executive Jeffrey Skilling has reached a deal to be released early from prison, CNNMoney reported on Wednesday.

The deal takes almost a decade off the 15 years left in Skilling’s sentence. He was convicted in 2006 for fraud, conspiracy, insider trading and lying to auditors.

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