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Subject:  HRC in Fool Take Date:  3/20/2003  8:38 AM
Author:  TMFTwitty Number:  382 of 390

Trading in HealthSouth (NYSE: HRC) has been suspended for two days. The SEC charged the company and CEO Richard Scrushy with "massive accounting fraud." The nation's largest provider of rehabilitative health-care and outpatient surgery is accused of overstating earnings by at least $1.4 billion since 1999 "in order to meet or exceed Wall Street earnings expectations."

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