Ex-Enron accounting head reports to Texas prison for six-year fraud sentence JURIST Staff at 2:07 PM ET
[JURIST] Richard Causey [Houston Chronicle profile; JURIST news archive], former Enron chief accounting officer, has reported to the Bastrop Federal Correction Institution [official website], a low-security facility in Texas, to begin serving his prison sentence for his role in the Enron accounting scandal [JURIST news archive]. Causey was sentenced to 66 months [JURIST report] last November after accepting [JURIST report] a plea deal [PDF text] and was required to turn himself in to begin serving his sentence by Tuesday. In addition to the prison sentence, he will forfeit $1.25 million to the US government and a claim to deferred compensation, which amounts to almost $250,000.
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