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Table: Collaring White Collars


Some weapons in the Enron prosecutors' arsenal

COOPERATORS

Insiders are a must if prosecutors are to prove criminal intent

"NO-PROS" AGREEMENTS

Low-level cooperators may be lured by deals to avoid prosecution entirely

RICO

Racketeering charges could ratchet up the sentences

SEALED INDICTMENTS

Prosecutors can conceal pending criminal charges against targets

TOUGH SENTENCES

Newly revised sentencing guidelines increase penalties for megabuck fraud

"WIRES"

Surreptitious taping of prosecution targets by cooperative insiders

Data: BusinessWeek


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