Posts Tagged: Smith and Wesson
Judge Richard Leon declared a mistrial today in the prosecution of the three remaining defendants in the second Africa sting trial.
After deliberating ten days, the jury failed to reach a verdict on any counts against siblings John and Jeana Mushriqui, and Marc Morales.… Continue Reading
The jury in the second Africa sting trial didn’t reach a final verdict Thursday and has gone home until Monday.
The jury today asked for records and tapes of phone calls for one of the defendants but then went silent.… Continue Reading
According to people at the federal district court in DC, the jury in the second Africa sting trial told the judge earlier today they’ve reached a unanimous verdict on certain counts (which means specific defendants) and are deadlocked on other counts.… Continue Reading
At four in the afternoon on Thursday last week, a jury began deliberating the fate of five Africa sting defendants.
R. Patrick Caldwell, John Mushriqui, Jeana Mushriqui, John Godsey, and Marc Morales are on trial for substantive FCPA violations and money laundering.… Continue Reading
Since we posted John O’Shea’s order of acquittal earlier today, let’s do another.
In late December, Africa sting defendant Stephen G. Giordanella was acquitted after U.S. District Judge Richard J. Leon ruled there was insufficient evidence to sustain an FCPA conspiracy conviction.… Continue Reading
Judge Richard J. Leon on Wednesday reset the date for the retrial of the first four Africa sting defendants.
Andrew Bigelow, Pankesh Patel, John Benson Wier III, and Lee Allen Tolleson will be retried in federal court in Washington, D.C.… Continue Reading