Its CEO, Bernard Ebbers
, was a Mississippi Business Hall of Famer awardee, but was consequently labeled by Time magazine as one of the most corrupt CEOs of all time.
Mississippi College, for example, accepted $45 million from Bernard Ebbers
, the convicted former chairman of WorldCom," the article said.
Ten years ago: Former WorldCom chief Bernard Ebbers
was convicted in New York of engineering the largest corporate fraud in U.S.
NEW YORK: Barbara Jones, the federal judge who presided over the criminal trial of former WorldCom CEO Bernard Ebbers
, will join the law firm of Zuckerman Spaeder later this month, according to a partner at the firm.
Last-minute accounting changes were made by accounting group after the CEO, Bernard Ebbers
, and the CFO put pressure on them.
2005: Former Worldcom boss Bernard Ebbers
was sentenced to 25 years in jail for his part in the scandal that brought down the firm.
When former WorldCom CEO Bernard Ebbers
was sentenced in 2005 to 25 years to life in prison for fraud, the website BSAlert.com had a sardonic tip for the onetime Telecom Cowboy.
With a sense of humor--and the same proclamations of innocence made by jailed executives such as Bernie Madoff, Bernard Ebbers
, Dennis Kozlowski, and Sanjay Kumar--Roberto Escobar delivers a factual accounting of the organization with which he made his living.--Dennis Odlum, CMA, CFM, firstname.lastname@example.org
He devotes a brief and breezy page to the notorious Bernard Ebbers
Jeffrey Skillings and Bernard Madoff.
, the man who ultimately became the CEO of WorldCom, came of age during the 1960s.
The first leader is Bernard Ebbers
, former CEO of WorldCom, who was convicted of accounting fraud and sentenced to 25 years in prison for his role in the largest corporate bankruptcy in history.
at WorldCom allowed manipulation of the books, and Dennis Kozlowski of Tyco used company funds to enhance his lifestyle.