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Bosses who needed to show profits for obscenely fat bonuses have conjured them out of thin air by cooking the books.
Mr Skilling, 50, is accused of cooking the books to hide the financial problems and of making pounds 60million by selling shares at artificially high prices.
SWOOPS on curry houses and chip shops have revealed dozens were cooking the books.
By cooking the books in this slipshod way, city leaders were able to pat themselves on the backs for their economic brilliance.
A prison union boss jailed for cooking the books has been given a cushy job behind bars .
THE term "income statement smoothing" sounds harmless enough - but it means cooking the books to hide losses from shareholders.