Just over a year after his acquittal on charges of overseeing a $2.7 billion accounting fraud as the head of health care company HealthSouth Corp., Richard Scrushy was found guilty on charges of bribery, conspiracy and mail fraud.
Federal prosecutors said that Scrushy paid former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman $500,000 for a seat on a state hospital regulatory board while Scrushy was serving as chief executive of HealthSouth, the largest rehabilitation hospital in the country.
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