February 14, 2005
News Across the Country
A stock analyst is Wyoming pled guilty to extortion for threatening to damage the reputation of a company. (See here). Initially the charges were wire fraud, securities fraud, and other extortion charges.
Flu season my prove to be tough one this year, at least for Chiron Corp. See the LA Times article on the company statement concerning theSEC probe. The Corp. tells of its cooperation with the SEC.(here).
And of course there are the continuing trials of Scrushy, Ebbers, and Kozlowski (see here).
Could the FBI really be investigating the Boy Scouts? Check out a story in the Atlanta-Journal Constitution.