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Westar Execs To Face Third Trial

Law360 (May 1, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Two former Westar Energy Inc. executives are reportedly set to face a third trial for allegedly attempting to loot the company, which is Kansas’ largest public utility, after an appeals court overturned their convictions in January.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Richard Hathaway told U.S. District Judge Julie A. Robinson on Monday that prosecutors intend to try David C. Wittig, the utility's former chief executive, on one count of conspiracy and 14 counts of circumventing internal financial controls, the New York Times reported.

Douglas T. Lake, Westar’s former...
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