According to people with knowledge of Apple's situation, federal prosecutors are examining administrative documents that were apparently falsified by company officials to maximize the profits of option grants to executives. The faked documents could be a key issue for government officials deciding whether to pursue the Apple case as a criminal matter. There is also speculation that prosecutors are focusing on ex-GC Nancy Heinen and ex-CFO Fred Anderson. Meanwhile, CEO Steve Jobs has hired his own counsel.
Faked Documents May Be at Core of Apple Case
December 27, 2006