Today in Apple history: Steve Jobs gets embroiled in stock-backdating scandal

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August 29, 2001: During a meeting, the Apple board awards Steve Jobs new stock options that will become part of a stock-backdating scandal several years later. When the matter makes court, Apple’s former general counsel pays $2.2 million to settle charges that she backdated stock options for Jobs, herself and others — and created fake […]

(via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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