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WorldCom whistleblower speaks at GRU

...irregularities to the tune of $500 million.Both women were named in 2002 as one of TIME Magazine's "Persons of the Year."WorldCom Inc., which began in 1983 as Long-Distance Discount Service (LDDS), was the brainchild of Bernard Ebbers, who started...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-10-09/worldcom-wh
Former WorldCom CEO Ebbers faces trial

NEW YORK - WorldCom Inc. was in trouble. The stock price...Charges against former WorldCom Inc. chief executive Bernard Ebbers...1995: LDDS changes its name to WorldCom Inc., with Ebbers as CEO. -1997: WorldCom...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/18/bus_440213.shtml
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WorldCom offers to postpone selling NEW YORK -WorldCom Inc. sought to calm its creditors Wednesday by offering to promise not to sell any of its subsidiaries over the next 80 days. A lawyer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/18/bus_348912.shtml
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WorldCom executives spontaneously resign JACKSON, Miss. - Six of WorldCom Inc.'s 11-member board of directors resigned abruptly Tuesday, ridding the troubled telecommunication giant of the last group...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/18/bus_364598.shtml
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BRIEFLY WorldCom Inc. names new CEO CLINTON, Miss. - WorldCom Inc. said Tuesday that vice chairman John Sidgmore would...Ebbers as president and CEO. Mr. Ebbers, who built WorldCom Inc. into a global telecommunications giant, resigned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/01/bus_341931.shtml
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MCI WorldCom may bid for AirTouch

NEW YORK -- MCI WorldCom Inc. emerged Thursday as a potential suitor for AirTouch Communications Inc., creating a three-way bidding brawl for the nation's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/08/bus_249540.shtml
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MCI WorldCom plans nearly 2,000 layoffs

NEW YORK -- MCI WorldCom Inc., the recently merged telecommunications company, plans to lay off about 1,900 workers in the first broad effort to slash...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/11/bus_247074.shtml
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Virus hits central computer

NEW YORK -- Computer security experts are issuing warnings about a new computer virus that attacked MCI WorldCom Inc. last week, quietly spreading across its computer networks and preventing workers from gaining access to documents and files...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/23/tec_248249.shtml
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...UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio -- CompuServe Corp. shareholders on Friday approved the sale of the online service provider to WorldCom Inc. as part of a three-way deal with rival America Online. Meanwhile, CompuServe said a report in The Wall Street...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/31/bus_221590.shtml
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CompuServe acquisition apparently satisfies federal regulators

...The proposed purchase of online service provider CompuServe Corp. appears to have satisfied federal regulators. WorldCom Inc., which reached an agreement to buy long distance company MCI Communications Corp. for $37 billion late Sunday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/12/tec_217404.shtml
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