Enron Whistle-Blower Takes Stand

Law360 (March 15, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Sherron Watkins, Enron Corp. whistle-blower and former vice president of corporate development, testified Wednesday about a meeting with founder Ken Lay in August 2001 in which she voiced her concerns that an accounting scandal would ruin the company.

After that meeting, Lay responded with a phony investigation and by looked into ways to terminate her, she alleged.

Watkins recalled that Lay seemed to take her concerns seriously when she met with him to talk about the off-the-books structures, which were wrapped up in partnerships handled by...
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