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The company's key executives: ceo bernard ebbers and cfo scott sullivan • shareholders who owned worldcom's stock at the time the scandal was reported. A jury convicts the former worldcom ceo on securities fraud and conspiracy charges and for filing false documents with regulators. Is there a way to prevent another bernie madoff, bernie ebbers or jeff skilling hence some of the problems we have in teaching ethics – and.
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