Prosecutors said they want a review of light sentences handed out to two former HealthSouth executives who pled guilty to participating in the giant fraud at the company. Mike Martin and Richard Botts received $10,000 fines and sentences of home confinement for their role in the conspiracy last year. Prosecutors will ask for jail time for both men. "It's appropriate that they go to jail," said US Attorney Alice Martin.
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PLUS: It's back to square one in Birmingham, Alabama, where the jury in the trial of ex-HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy must start its deliberations again "from scratch," after a jury member fell ill. Story