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Chicago lawyer pleads guilty to tax shelter fraud

From Bloomberg | Chicago attorney Erwin Mayer has pleaded guilty to conspiracy and tax evasion charges for his role in a billion-dollar phony tax-shelter scheme that brought down his law firm in 2007.

Skilling denied bail while conviction’s reviewed

A federal appellate court judge on Friday turned down former Enron Corp.  executive Jeffrey Skilling’s request for bail pending the continuing judicial review of his 2006 conspiracy and fraud conviction. The former Enron chief executive is serving a 24-year prison sentence.
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