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Enron, JP Morgan, Lazard, Lehman Brothers

Former Enron Broadband executive Kenneth Rice admitted to a packed Houston courtroom earlier this week that he and others had lied to analysts in order to boost Enron's share price. Rice said that 'the purpose in telling the lies was to make the business we had look better than it was'. Rice has pleaded guilty to a charge of securities fraud and is testifying at the trial of five of his former Enron colleagues as part of his deal with prosecutors.