5th Circ. Lets Enron Broadband Exec Off The Hook

Law360, New York (October 20, 2009, 3:58 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has dismissed all remaining charges in the government's insider trading and securities fraud case against former Enron executive F. Scott Yeager, following a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court denying the government's bid for a new trial.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit dismissed the insider trading and money-laundering charges against Yeager, the only charges remaining in the case, on Monday.

Yeager was acquitted on wire fraud, securities fraud and conspiracy charges by a jury...
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