One of the emails said ‘send for more shredding bags’, and formed part of what prosectutors believe is proof of a conspiracy by the firm to hide the true nature of its role in the Enron affair.
The featured email was sent by Shannon Adlong out of the firm’s Houston office on 24 October.
In December 2001 the energy giant collapsed, soon after it admitted to overstating profits by $586m (£413m) and understated debt by $2.6bn (£1.8bn).
Its Chapter 11 filing was the biggest in US corporate history, leaving behind an estimated $63bn (£43bn) in liabilities,
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Two new audit partners have been appointed at the firm BDO in its audit practice following continued growth and investment
Changes to the tax system is urged to support the growth of entrepreneurs, found a report from the Grant Thornton UK, the Institute of Directors, and the Prelude Group
Six new partners have been revealed by top ten firm Mazars