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California to Sue Enron for Market Manipulation

California's attorney general plans to file a civil suit against Enron, charging the bankrupt energy-trading firm with market manipulation during the Western power crisis that began in 2000. The suit will seek millions of dollars in damages and the return of profits arising from Enron's alleged market rigging. NPR's Elaine Korry reports.

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Elaine Korry is an NPR contributor based in San Francisco. From August 2004-June 2007 she worked as an NPR senior reporter covering social policy for NPR, with a focus on education, and on the lives of the nation's most vulnerable citizens — the homeless, those living in poverty, working in low wage positions, and trying to find their way to a more stable life.