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A millionaire’s tale: Cooking the books means prison

Former HealthSouth Corp. executive Aaron Beam will be at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville next week to talk about his role in one of the biggest corporate scandals of the past decade.

Beam, former co-founder and CFO of the Birmingham, Ala.-based healthcare company, will detail how cooking the books when the company’s earnings fell short landed him in federal prison.

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