(DailyFinance) Jeffrey Skilling, the former Enron Corp. chief executive serving a 24-year prison term for the energy company’s spectacular collapse, may get a chance to leave prison early.

The U.S. Department of Justice has notified victims of Enron’s fraud and 2001 bankruptcy that prosecutors may enter an agreement with Skilling that could result in a resentencing.

Skilling, 59, has served about 6¼ years in prison following his May 2006 conviction by a Houston federal jury on 19 counts of securities fraud, conspiracy, insider trading and lying to auditors.

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