I spent some time this week poking around on Richard Scrushy's Web site (www.richardmscrushy.com), where the HealthSouth founder recently posted a letter thanking his supporters for standing by him through his corporate fraud trial.

Scrushy, the first corporate chief executive to be tried under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, was acquitted on all counts last month, though he still faces investor lawsuits and a civil suit from the Securities and Exchange Commission that carries a price tag of $786 million in penalties.

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