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Appeals Court Partially Reverses Adviser’s Conviction

A federal appeals court has partially reversed the conviction of a former investment adviser convicted two years ago of tax evasion and mail fraud stemming from a criminal case first brought in 1997.
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Conrad Black's Fate Is Murky After Court Ruling

Business & Finance : DealBook (4 years ago)

A federal appeals court in Chicago reversed two of Conrad M. Black's 2007 convictions for fraud on Friday, but it upheld a third fraud conviction as well as a guilty verdict for obstruction of justice. Read Post

Conviction Reversed in Refco Case

Business & Finance : DealBook (3 years ago)

A federal appeals court reversed the conviction of Joseph Collins, a former outside lawyer to Refco, the collapsed brokerage firm. A retrial could be complicated by the death of a key witness, Santo Maggio. Read Post

Tax Evasion Conviction Requires an Affirmative Act

Industries / Law : FindLaw's Writ - Legal Commentary (2 years ago)

Evelyn Litwok is a happy woman this week. Monday, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals reversed Litwok's tax evasion convictions for the 1996 and 1997 tax years due to lack of sufficient evidence, and vacated and remanded her convict... Read Post


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