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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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Ex-MLB Player Seeks Acquittal On Insider Trading Charges

Former Major League Baseball player Doug DeCinces asked a California federal court Wednesday to acquit him of insider trading charges, saying the government has provided no proof, before trial or during, that he profited from nonpublic merger tips about a friend’s medical device company. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Ex-Jefferies Trader Seeks Acquittal On Sole Guilty Count

Former Jefferies & Co. trader Jesse Litvak urged a Connecticut federal judge on Friday to acquit him on the one count of securities fraud for which he was convicted by a jury last month, arguing the government’s win was rooted to a “flimsy reed” of evidence. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Con Who Hid Computer In Pillsbury Ceiling Seeks Acquittal

A hedge fund fraudster convicted on 23 counts — including criminal contempt after he went online against court orders, hiding the computer in Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP’s ceiling — urged a California federal judge Wednesday to acquit him on three of the charges. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Exec Guilty In $300M Ponzi Scheme Seeks New Trial

A former vacation rental firm executive convicted in a $ 300 million Ponzi scheme urged a Florida federal judge Monday to acquit him or grant him a new trial, saying prosecutors failed to support many of their charges and that jurors acted on insufficient evidence and poorly worded instructions. Law360: acquitted

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