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A Letter from Prison
Stephen Richards, the former global head of sales at Computer Associates, Inc. (CA), is serving a seven-year prison sentence for financial fraud. In the case, Richards responds to a number of questions about managerial responsibility and the manipulation of financial performance in a letter written to a graduate student.
Crime and Corruption;
Soltes, Eugene F. "A Letter from Prison". Harvard Business School Case 110-045, December 2009. (Revised March 2011.)