A federal judge mostly stuck to his original punishments for two former HealthSouth Corp. executives, upholding probation time for former vice president Richard Botts and sentencing former finance chief Michael Martin to a week in prison.

Botts, who worked in the company's tax department, had pleaded guilty to conspiracy, mail fraud and falsifying records for his part in the company's $2.7 billion accounting fraud. Prosecutors and an appeals court had asked for prison time for Botts, and appealed the sentence of five years' probation and six months' home detention, along with a $10,000 fine.

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