© D.L. Crumbley
WorldCom Fraud Massive
At least 40 people knew about the fraud.
They were afraid to talk.
Scott Sullivan handed out $10,000 checks to 7 involved individuals.
Altered key documents and denied Andersen access to the database where most of the sensitive numbers were stored.
Andersen did not complain about denied access.
Cynthia Cooper ignored her boss and started doing financial audits, looking at the financial information the company was reporting.
Source: Rebecca Blumenstein and Susan Pullian, “WorldCom Fraud Was Widespread,” Wall Street J., June 10, 2003, p. 3.