Jury Splits Verdict For Ex-Enron Broadband Execs

Law360, New York (June 1, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Closing a chapter on a case that resulted in a hung jury last year, jurors hearing the fraud retrial of two former broadband executives from Enron Corp. decided Wednesday to send one to jail while letting the other go free.

The jury convicted Kevin Howard, the former broadband unit finance chief, of five counts of fraud, conspiracy and falsifying records. Michael Krautz, the former in-house accountant, was acquitted of similar charges after a month-long retrial in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas....
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