Sunday, September 17, 2006

Enron Cooperator Gets Four Years Probation

Yet another example of the power of the government to reduce a sentence for cooperation was seen in the recent sentencing of Timothy DeSpain, a former assistant treasurer at Enron.  DeSpain plead guilty and was sentenced this past week to four years probation and a fine. (See Houston Chronicle here).  Tom Kirkendall's Houston ClearThinkers here looks at this sentence, and provides wonderful background on DeSpain's role here,


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