Fastow Asks Judge For Leniency

Law360 (September 21, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Former Enron Corp. executive Andrew Fastow wants time off for good behavior. Attorneys for the former chief financial officer, who will be sentenced next week, have asked a judge for leniency, claiming he is “a changed man.”

Fastow struck a plea bargain with federal prosecutors in January 2004, pleading guilty to two counts of conspiracy and agreeing to aid in the investigation of the massive accounting fraud that brought the once high-flying Enron to its knees.

As part of the plea bargain, Fastow agreed to a...
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