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by Edmond Geary

Another ricochet from the Blagojevich sweep

Rod Blagojevich, former governor of Illinois, has had his two jury trials in federal court for bribery and corruption.  Now federal prosecutors are mopping up with some of the others caught in the investigation of Blagojevich.  Now it’s William Cellini’s turn. Cellini is a power broker in Illinois state government.  His investment company, Capri,  made…

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by Edmond Geary

Feds shoot blanks in Alabama

A federal jury brought back verdicts in Alabama recently on an indictment charging 39 counts against 9 defendants with bribery.  After a two-year investigation by the F.B.I, two months of jury trial with evidence that included thousands of tape-recorded telephone conversations, and finally by a week of jury deliberations, the prosecution score was zero. No…

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by Edmond Geary

It’s Not Easy Cooperating For The Government

Very commonly in cases prosecuted by the federal government, the authorities pressure people to “cooperate” with the government.  This is a euphemism.  The pejorative term for this is “snitch.”  People do it because they believe it will give them a better deal, a lower sentence or no sentence, depending on their own case.  Federal cases…

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by Edmond Geary

Conviction on Wall Street

Raj Rajaratnam, founder of the hedge fund Galleon Group, has been found guilty by a jury after 7 weeks of testimony and 12 days of deliberation on all 14 of the counts on which he was tried.  He was convicted of nine counts of securities fraud and five counts of conspiracy.  The government’s case presented…

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by Edmond Geary

Biggest Insider-Trading Trial of a Generation

Raj Rajaratnam was a Wall Street hedge fund manger, co-founder of Galleon Group, managing billions of dollars.  He bragged about taking risks and how it made his adrenaline pump.  Now is on trial in New York defending himself of insider-trading charges, specifically with securities fraud and conspiracy charges.  He is facing up to 20 years…

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