Washington (Sept. 30,. 2003) -- The Securities and Exchange Commission asked a federal judge on Monday to force former Enron chief executive Kenneth L. Lay to turn over documents the agency's seeking in its ongoing probe of the accounting scandal that led to one of the largest corporate bankruptcy filings in U.S. history.

The SEC argued that Lay was wrong in stating that turning over the documents would violate his rights to self-incrimination since they were not personal correspondence, but company records.

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