ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDER JOHN RIGAS LEAVES FEDERAL COURT IN NEW YORK.
John Rigas (C), founder and former CEO of cable television giant Adelphia Communications, is led by lawyers Bernard Preziosi Jr. (L) and Peter Flemming to his car outside federal court in New York, July 8, 2004. Rigas and his son Timothy were found guilty of securities fraud, bank fraud and conspiracy in the multibillion dollar collapse of the cable television company. The jury's verdict came after an 18-week trial against the Rigases and two other former top Adelphia executives. REUTERS/Mike Segar MS