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Tyco Trio Charged In $600M Accounting Fraud

Law360 (December 21, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Three former executives at industrial conglomerate Tyco International Ltd. were sued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday for their alleged role in an accounting fraud that inflated Tyco’s operating income by more than $600 million over several years.

Richard D. Power and Edward Federman were sued in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York under claims they designed fraudulent accounting practices that violated antifraud and recordkeeping provisions of federal law.

Richard J. “Skip” Heger, a third former Tyco executive,...
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