January 25, 2002

[NEWS]- Enron Exec Suicide -

[NEWS]- Enron Exec Suicide - By now you've heard this story. A former Enron exec who made millions off the company but complained about their practices before leaving last year has been found with a shotgun wound in his head. Police Say Former Enron Executive Committed Suicide. To quote the above article:

She said in her letter that Mr. Baxter had earlier in the year confronted Jeffrey K. Skilling, Enron's chief executive, and others about the company's accounting procedures.

"Cliff Baxter complained mightily to Skilling and all who would listen about the inappropriateness of our transactions with LJM," Ms. Watkins wrote.

Earlier this month newspaper reports, citing people close to senior management at Enron, said Mr. Baxter had disagreed with Mr. Skilling over the appropriateness of the company's off-the-books transactions. But at the time of his resignation, Mr. Skilling praised Mr. Baxter as making a "tremendous contribution to Enron's evolution" and said that he had left the company to spend more time with his family.

Here's one executive that won't be answering any questions.

Posted by James at January 25, 2002 5:17 PM
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