Houston (July 27, 2004) -- A memo detailing secret side deals between former Enron chief accounting officer Richard Causey and ex-chief financial officer Andrew Fastow has defense attorneys speculating that Causey might make a deal with the government, according to published reports.

The Houston Chronicle obtained a copy of the three-page handwritten memo, known to prosecutors as the "global galactic" agreement, which details seven secret side deals between Causey and Fastow. The document was cited as a written agreement in the indictment of ex-Enron chairman Kenneth Lay earlier this month.

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