July 19, 2002


Army Secretary Denies Wrongdoing at Enron
Thu Jul 18, 6:17 PM ET
By Susan Cornwell

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A defiant U.S. Army Secretary Thomas White, the highest-ranking former Enron executive in the Bush administration, denied strongly on Thursday that he had been involved in any wrongdoing at the collapsed energy trader.

In a combative appearance before a Senate Commerce subcommittee, White said he had been unaware of sham electricity trading detailed in recently released Enron documents, which mentioned the division where he had been vice chairman, Enron Energy Services.

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Army Secretary Defends Enron Record
Thu Jul 18, 6:49 PM ET
By MATT KELLEY, Associated Press Writer

WASHINGTON (AP) - Army Secretary Thomas White said Thursday he is "appalled and angered" by the scandals that drove Enron Corp. into bankruptcy but denied any role in or knowledge of wrongdoing while he was an Enron executive.

Boxer and other senators grilled White about trading strategies in California's electricity market detailed in December 2000 Enron memos. The memos described several schemes that critics say took advantage of California's power crisis, including one that involved White's Enron subsidiary, Enron Energy Services.
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Stewart's Broker Gives Phone Records
Mon Jul 15, 8:28 PM ET
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Business Writer

NEW YORK (AP) - Martha Stewart's broker, who has emerged as a key link in the ImClone trading scandal, avoided charges of contempt of Congress, and handed over his home phone and cell phone records for December to Congressional investigators late Monday.
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