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WorldCom whistleblower speaks at GRU

...It was only when Cooper, serving as WorldCom's vice president of internal auditing...Magazine's "Persons of the Year."WorldCom Inc., which began in 1983 as Long-Distance...Ebbers and four others, including WorldCom Chief Financial Officer Scott Sullivan...

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...good graces. In the summer of 2002, WorldCom collapsed under the weight of an $11...never sought to improperly manipulate WorldCom's numbers, never improperly took any...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/18/bus_440213.shtml
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WorldCom reports troubling PGA Tour event

Questions about WorldCom's financial future concern the director...2 long-distance carrier, MCI. WorldCom said Tuesday that more than $3 billion...S.C., is unclear, Wilmot said. WorldCom has been the significant sponsor for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/27/gol_346452.shtml
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Former WorldCom chief Ebbers indicted

NEW YORK -- Former WorldCom CEO Bernard Ebbers was indicted on...securities analysts and others about WorldCom's true declining financial condition...2000, Sullivan advised Ebbers that WorldCom should issue an earnings warning to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/03/bus_407553.shtml
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Report: WorldCom was run with few checks and balances

...Va. -- The former top executives at WorldCom Inc. ruled with unquestioned authority...and other key finance executives cooked WorldCom's books to hide that the real numbers...and said he was aware, at a minimum, WorldCom was meeting revenue expectations through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/10/bus_378003.shtml
Business
Once unknown, WorldCom takes a big leap forward

NEW YORK - WorldCom is finally living up to its name. Once...telecommunications firm in the world. WorldCom Inc., the No. 4 long-distance company...One reason was the audaciousness of WorldCom's attempt to outbid, by about $6...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/02/biz_215403.shtml
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MCI WorldCom-SkyTel talks questioned

NEW YORK -- MCI WorldCom is being sued by investors and may be facing a...charging they made money-losing trades after MCI WorldCom made misleading statements. The suit alleges MCI WorldCom drove down the price of SkyTel's shares...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/05/bus_262963.shtml
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Citigroup agrees to pay $2.65 billion to settle WorldCom shareholder case

...suit brought by investors who bought WorldCom Inc. securities before the telecommunications...further $2.8 billion in money for WorldCom stock and bond holders. The other institutions...Citi underwrote some $17 billion in WorldCom bond issues in 2000 and 2001 - have 45...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/12/bus_415320.shtml
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Former WorldCom chief convicted on all counts

...NEW YORK - Bernard Ebbers, who built WorldCom from a humble Mississippi long-distance...questions about curious accounting at WorldCom, touching off a scandal that eventually...Ebbers, 63, as obsessed with keeping WorldCom's stock price high, and panicked about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/16/bus_447451.shtml
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Citigroup agrees to pay $2.65 billion to settle WorldCom shareholder case

...class-action suits brought by investors who bought WorldCom Inc. securities before the telecommunications...Citigroup's brokerage division was a key backer of WorldCom securities before WorldCom filed for the biggest bankruptcy in history in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/11/bus_415228.shtml
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