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WorldCom's Ebbers Sentenced to 25 Years

Bernard Ebbers, the former CEO of telecommunications company WorldCom, was sentenced to 25 years in prison Wednesday for his role in what authorities call the largest accounting fraud in U.S. history.

Ebbers, who is 63 years old, was found guilty on charges of securities fraud, conspiracy and making false filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. He is expected to appeal his conviction.

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