Monday, June 2, 2008

In the News - Fieger Acquitted; Weiss 30 Months; Brocade Pays; Another Fall From Abramoff

Attorney Geoffrey Fieger acquitted on all counts; another win for Gerry Spence - see here (Detroit Free Press); here (Jim Irwin, MLive.com (AP)); here (TalkLeft)   

Ashby Jones, Wall Street Jrl Blog, Mel Weiss Gets 30 Months in Prison

Ashby Jones, Wall St. Jrl. Blog, Brocade Pays $160 Million to Settle Options-Backdating Suit

DOJ Press Release - Former Congressional Chief of Staff Pleads Guilty to Public Corruption Charge - ("former chief of staff to a former Member of the U.S. House of Representatives has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit honest services wire fraud" - this is yet another case related to former lobbyist Jack Abramoff)

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So, why can't DoJ mention the fact that Alsbaugh was Chief of Staff for Rep. Ernest Istook (R-OK)? The press release reads like they are purposefully refraining from release of easily accessible information.

Posted by: Derek | Jun 3, 2008 2:48:51 PM

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