Date registered: Mar 2005
Vehicle: '01-E320 & 02-ST2
Location: John 15:18-19
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He got 24+ years...
while protesting his innocence all the way.
I do like the way CNN reported this, with the numerical breakdown.
The day in numbers: 24 years, four months
(CNN) -- Former Enron chief executive Jeffrey Skilling has been sentenced to 24 years and four months for leading one of the biggest corporate scandals in U.S. history that destroyed the company.
77: The age Skilling, currently 52, will be if serves the entire length of his 24-year and four-month sentence, handed down Monday for his role in the collapse of Enron.
$45 million: Figure Skilling was ordered to pay in restitution, as part of his sentence, to Enron investors, who lost millions of dollars when the company collapsed. Thousands of employees lost their jobs and retirement funds.
19: The number of charges Skilling was found guilty of on May 25, 2006, out of a total of 28 charges of fraud, conspiracy, insider trading and lying to auditors. Skilling says he will appeal the 19 criminal accounts.
$183 million: Amount prosecutors say Skilling and Lay pocketed while participating in fraud. The U.S. government had divided that amount between Skilling and Lay, but Lay's death left that amount solely on Skilling. The collapse wiped out thousands of jobs, more than $60 billion in market value and more than $2 billion in pension plans.
56: Length of the trial, in days, which ended with a jury verdict on May 25, 2006.
64: The age of former Enron chairman and CEO Kenneth Lay when he died on July 5 while vacationing in Colorado. Lay was also found guilty on May 25 of 10 counts against him and was due to be sentenced on October 24.
$30 million: Debt Skilling owes his legal team. The amount is in addition to the $23 million that the Justice Department allowed him to set aside for legal fees before it froze his assets.
$132 million: Annual salary Skilling earned during one year as CEO of Enron.
3: Number of children Skilling has from his first marriage, which ended in divorce in 1997. In March 2002, he married Rebecca Carter, a former vice president for board communications and board secretary at Enron.
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