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Pharmacist Seeks New Trial On Racketeering Conviction

The New England Compounding Center pharmacist convicted of racketeering in March over a deadly meningitis outbreak asked a federal judge on Monday for a new trial, saying that the government’s focus on second-degree murder charges on which he was acquitted tainted the entire trial. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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‘King Of Nursing Homes’ Can’t Duck Fraud Conviction: Judge

An Illinois federal judge said Wednesday he won’t acquit a Chicago doctor convicted of steering dozens of his elderly patients to one hospital in exchange for free labor from hospital staff, rejecting the doctor’s argument that the arrangement falls within an exemption to the Medicare/Medicaid anti-kickback statute. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Ex-NOVA Bankers Ask Judge To Nix Fraud Conviction

After expressing open skepticism at trial about the strength of the government’s case, a Pennsylvania federal judge heard arguments Thursday urging him to acquit the leaders of the now-defunct NOVA Bank after their conviction in April for allegedly deceiving regulators into making an investment under the Troubled Asset Relief Program. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Ex-NOVA Bankers Ask Judge To Nix Fraud Conviction

After expressing open skepticism at trial about the strength of the government’s case, a Pennsylvania federal judge heard arguments Thursday urging him to acquit the leaders of the now-defunct NOVA Bank after their conviction in April for allegedly deceiving regulators into making an investment under the Troubled Asset Relief Program. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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‘King Of Nursing Homes’ Can’t Duck Fraud Conviction, Judge Says

An Illinois federal judge said Wednesday he won’t acquit a Chicago doctor convicted of steering dozens of his elderly patients to one hospital in exchange for free labor from hospital staff, rejecting the doctor’s argument that the arrangement falls within an exemption to the Medicare/Medicaid anti-kickback statute. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Justices Told Bad Jury Instructions Void Hacking Conviction

A shipping executive convicted of hacking his former employer in order to launch a rival business told the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday that he should be acquitted because of incorrect jury instructions that substituted the word “and” for “or,” claiming the instructions tainted the case. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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