Prosecutors are asking a judge to keep the sentence stiff for a former Dynegy executive whose 24-year prison term for his role in a fraudulent accounting scheme was thrown out by a federal appeals panel.

Jamie Olis, 39, a former midlevel executive at the energy dealer who was convicted in November 2003 of conspiracy and five counts of securities, wire and mail fraud for helping push through a 2001 scheme to disguise debt as cash flow. Prosecutors have asked he be re-sentenced to more than 15 years.

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