Five years later, Skilling’s sentence is still up in the air

Oct. 23, 2011, will mark the five-year anniversary of Jeffrey Skilling’s sentencing and, remarkably, no one yet knows what the former Enron CEO’s final sentence will be…. [G]iven the vagaries of the federal sentencing system, Skilling, who is now serving time in a prison in Englewood, Colo., could end up serving that same 24 years, or significantly more time, or even significantly less time, for the crimes that he committed as leader of Enron. Skilling is currently scheduled for release on Feb. 21, 2028, when he will be 74 years old. He could, however, end up getting out of prison well before that and still in the prime of life – or he might serve what amounts to a life sentence.

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