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Table: Numbers Games?


OCT. 1995

Dick Cheney named CEO of Halliburton.

JAN. 1999

Halliburton changes accounting to record projected reimbursement of $89 million for cost overruns as income for 1998. Halliburton does not disclose the change until March, 2000.

AUG. 2000

Cheney resigns from Halliburton to join George W. Bush on the GOP ticket. He is sworn in as Vice-President the following January.

MAY 2002

The New York Times reports that the accounting change boosted Halliburton revenues by $234 million over four years. SEC launches investigation.

JUNE 2002

SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt says Cheney is "not immune" to the agency's probe.


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