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indigonation Donating Member (247 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-05-06 09:57 AM
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Dicky DeVos and Ken Lay (R.I.P)
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This may be old news to some, but seems that Michigan GOP Governor hopeful Scamway Dick has ties to the former Enron CEO. Is anyone suprised?

January 30, 2006
DeVos, Amway Collaborated with Enron During CA Energy Crisis

DeVos took advantage of energy deregulation by selling Enron electricity door to door

LANSING- Today Michigan Democratic Party Chair Mark Brewer disclosed GOP gubernatorial candidate Dick DeVos' questionable business ties with Enron. While DeVos was president of Amway, the company collaborated with Enron during the California energy crisis by selling Enron electricity door to door. Enron's illegal conduct has returned to the public eye, as jury selection begins today in the civil suit involving Enron founder Ken Lay and CEO Jeff Skilling for allegedly lying about their company's health while selling half a billion dollars of their own stock.

"As the Enron trial begins, it is important to examine Dick DeVos' and Amway's questionable ties to Enron during California's energy crisis," said Brewer. "DeVos must explain to the people of Michigan his dealings with Enron and prove that he and Amway did not profit from Enron's illegal manipulations of electricity sales in California."

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