04/27/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Henry Nicholas Enters Rehab

Broadcom Corp. co-founder Henry T. Nicholas III checked into the Betty Ford Center earlier this week and will spend a month in an alcohol-rehabilitation program, the Orange County billionaire's attorney said.

Nicholas, 48, is enmeshed in an acrimonious divorce and has been identified as "a potential unindicted co-conspirator" in a federal investigation of illegal backdating of Broadcom stock options.

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