Ex-Enron CEO Skilling seeks new trial

Attorney cites “newly discovered evidence”

Jeffrey Skilling desperately wants to get out of jail.

The former Enron Corp. CEO—who currently is serving a 24-year prison sentence after a jury convicted him in May 2006 on conspiracy and securities fraud charges related to his energy company’s 2001 collapse—is seeking a new trial due to “newly discovered evidence.”

Ashley Post

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