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Subject:  Lay, Skilling Convicted in Enron Collapse Date:  5/25/2006  1:10 PM
Author:  zoningfool Number:  531 of 532

HOUSTON (AP) -- Former Enron Corp. chiefs Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling were convicted Thursday of conspiracy to commit securities and wire fraud in one of the biggest business scandals in U.S. history.

The verdict put the blame for the 2001 demise of the high-profile energy trader, once