Jail To The Chiefs?

The white-collar crackdown brings a parade of suits in cuffs,but can prosecutors make the charges stick?

The Bush Administration may be unsure about how to get rid of Saddam Hussein, but it has already decided how to go after alleged evildoers in Big Business--with guns blazing. "If you're a CEO and you think you can fudge the books in order to make yourself look better, we're going to find you, we're going to arrest you and we're going to hold you to account," President Bush said last week in a speech in Charleston, S.C.

It didn't take long for the FBI to make good on that promise. A week after hauling in Adelphia Communication's frail, white-haired founder,...

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