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Monday, January 3, 2005

Jury Selection Set to Begin in HealthSouth Trial

Healthsouth It's not exactly "O.J." or the Scott Peterson murder case, but one of the highest of high-profile U.S. Attorneys (Alice Martin) begins jury selection today in the fraud case against the flamboyant former HealthSouth CEO, Richard Scrushy.  Scrushy is alleged to have overstated profits of the rehab system by nearly $3 billion, resulting in a "58-count indictment accusing him of fraud, conspiracy, perjury, obstruction of justice and violating the Sarbanes-Oxley law, which requires top executives to certify the accuracy of their company's financial statements."  (AP, courtesy of The Washington Post.[tm]

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