Articles by Kathleen Day



U.S. Confiscates $1.4Bln in Frozen Iraqi Accounts

  • 24 March 03
  • The Washington Post
U.S. President George W. Bush ordered the Treasury Department last week to seize more than $1.4 billion in Iraqi government money frozen in U.S. banks since 1990.

Xerox Reveals $6.4Bln Overstatement

  • 01 July 02
  • The Washington Post
Xerox Corp. announced Friday that accounting errors forced it to restate $6.4 billion in revenue for the past five years.

New SEC Plan Resembles Old

  • 21 June 02
  • The Washington Post
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was set to vote Thursday on a new oversight system for corporate auditors that has much in common with the old system discredited by the collapse of Enron Corp.

Lay Offered Treasury Chief Board Seat

  • 22 February 02
  • The Washington Post
Enron Corp. chief executive Kenneth Lay offered then-Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin a seat on Enron's board of directors in 1999, when Enron was lobbying intensely to block government efforts to regulate its derivatives-trading business.

Deutsche, Bankers Trust Nearing Deal

U.S. Threatens Crackdown on 'Date Rape Drug'