Enron Scandal: One Of The Worst In American History

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In my opinion the Enron scandal was one of the worst in American history. While we could argue many facets of the scandal the main talking point in my mind stems from the sheer level of corruption they managed to obtain. Which begs the question how far would the corruption have went had it not been for an insider blowing the whistle? It is estimated that Enron hid approximately 51.2 billion dollars worth of debt. They achieved this by utilizing several ingenious but unethical and illegal methods. However, the key to this scandal was the key involvement by the company which was supposed to be the watchdog. This is one of the major reasons SOX was created by the federal
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