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United States v. Russo et al. (S.D. Tex)

Case Conclusion Date: 12.01.2004

Practice Area: White Collar Crime

Outcome: See below

Description: I was the lead federal prosecutor for this three-month long bank fraud trial in which the lead defendant and an attorney were convicted, but the attorney's son acquitted. The Fifth Circuit decision affirming the convictions is United States v. Piperi, 101 F.3d 697 (5th Cir. 1996) (unreported) which I argued for the government. The trial was covered by the Houston Press in a lengthy article, available at www.houstonpressccom/1994-12-01/news/the-trial-of-joe-russofull

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