The SEC announced William Slater and Peter E. Williams III, former CFOs of Silicon Valley software company Saba Software, agreed to return nearly a half-million dollars in bonuses and stock sale profits they received while Saba was committing accounting fraud. While not personally charged with the company’s misconduct, Slater and Williams are still required under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act to reimburse the company for bonuses and stock sale profits received while the fraud occurred. Last year, the SEC charged Saba Software and two former executives responsible for the accounting fraud in which timesheets were falsified to hit quarterly financial targets. SEC
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