Christopher Bruno of Bruno & Degenhardt, P.C. explains the reduction in the sentence of former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling by 10 years, which will see him released from prison in 2017.
The former chief executive of Enron, jailed for his role in the collapse of the energy giant, could be free before the end of the decade after he was given a shorter sentence as a result of an agreement with prosecutors.
One of the world's most infamous and longest-running white collar crime cases could come to a dramatic end Friday, when Jeffrey Skilling and prosecutors go before a judge to ask that the former Enron CEO be released early from prison.
Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling, who is serving a 24-year prison term for his role in the energy giant's epic collapse, could get out of prison early under an agreement being discussed by his attorneys and the Justice Department, CNBC has learned.