Soon, top Andersen executives learned of the huge effort to destroy documents.
The message telling employees not to destroy documents went out on Feb. 7.
In 1907, Hermann was found not guilty of destroying public documents.
All of those are good and sufficient reasons to destroy documents.
Andersen's admission that it destroyed documents will not help its cause.
There was some suspicion that they were busy destroying important documents.
"He knew without being told that when there's a subpoena, you can't destroy documents."
In one dramatic meeting, my manager suggested destroying official documents to cover up that we didn't have the personnel to process them.
Officials who refuse to disclose information or destroy documents could be prosecuted.
"Union Pacific would not destroy documents in anticipation of litigation."