Spotlight falls on ex-Enron accounting officer

Link: Enron CFO faces money laundering charge

The former Andersen accountant is named as an accomplice in a wide range of Fastow’s alleged illegal deals in the prosecutors 36-page criminal complaint.

Accusations include cutting a secret deal to ensure that one of Fastow’s private partnerships, LJM, would never lose money on an Enron deal.

It could all be key in the prosecutors attempts to gather witnesses against their main targets; former chief executives Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling.

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