Skilling was described as the brains behind the huge frauds at the energy giant.
The 50-year old was released after posting $5m bail. The indictment says Skilling made $89m in selling shares at artificially inflated prices.
The investigation can now turn to the biggest fish of all, former Enron chairman Ken Lay. He is currently a free man and continues to profess his innocence.
Does Darwin's theory apply to taxation? Colin ponders...
The EC has been instructed to draft a European Union (EU) directive authorising an EU financial transaction tax, which would apply to ten of the EU’s 28 member states
Accountancy watchdog the FRC has dropped its investigation into the former chief financial officer of Tesco, nearly two years after the supermarket was engulfed in an accounting scandal
Colin imagines how Apple's logo might change in the wake of the EC's ruling over its Irish tax arrangements