The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals handed the Enron Task Force a major setback on Aug. 1 with an opinion that reverses conspiracy and wire fraud convictions of four defendants in the so-called Nigerian Barge trial and vacates the conviction of one of them for insufficient evidence.

However, the three-judge 5th Circuit panel affirmed the perjury and obstruction of justice conviction of defendant James Brown.

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