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4-1 Discussion: Criminal Responsibility
To complete this discussion, please base your work on Enron, WorldCom, or another white collar crime story of your choosing.
- Name the company you selected and briefly summarize the crime.
- Do you think that the CEOs and other corporate officers involved
were justly held criminally responsible or not? Explain your
- Do you believe that business can regulate itself to act ethically,
or is government oversight a necessity to protect the public from
financial wrongdoing? Explain your position.
Respond to at least two of your peers who focused on a company other
than the one you selected. Offer your own perspectives on whether the
CEOs and other corporate officers involved were justly held criminally
responsible or not.