A spokesman said that the job cuts were not directly related to the accounting fraud.
The accusations would involve an accounting fraud at the company.
But then he was fired again, with the company's board accusing him of overseeing a huge accounting fraud.
The 10 men and 2 women on the jury heard seven months of testimony related to the complex accounting fraud.
It may be the largest accounting fraud in history.
And it did little to sharpen the definition of when an accounting fraud has a significant impact on a company.
Such obligations were part of the accounting fraud at Enron.
The company is already under investigation for the accounting fraud that led to its collapse late last year.
"With all the accounting fraud going on, it's just made our job a little easier."
The actual accounting fraud to which the men pleaded guilty is relatively narrow.