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UI Researcher Discovered Backdating Scandal

In a year in review column, Forbes notes that the scandal of the year was stock options backdating, which ensnared executives at Apple computer, United Health, and dozens of other companies. And considering that researchers at the UNIVERSITY OF IOWA and Indiana University say almost a third of America's 2000 public companies have stock options timing issues, 2007 could bring further affairs to light.


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