Disconnected: Deceit and Betrayal at WorldCom provides you with a front row seat to the WorldCom disaster. Journalist Lynne Jeter uses her. Summary. The first inside look into the fall of the telecom industry pioneer. Disconnected is the first book to tell the tale of the once powerful telecom pioneer . Get this from a library! Disconnected: deceit and betrayal at WorldCom. [Lynne W Jeter] — A journalist with two-decades of experience covering WorldCom.

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Remember me on this computer. WorldCom Firm — Corrupt practices. Journalist Lynne Jeter uses her two decades of experience covering WorldCom, along with her inside connections as a longtime Mississippi business reporter, to examine how a company that created so much wealth deceih able to lose so much so quickly.

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WorldCom was a true success story. Deceit and Betrayal at WorldCom gives readers the most telling betrayql of a one-time industry giant.