Dick's Execs Try To Nix Honest Services Fraud Claim

Law360, New York (September 16, 2010, 2:33 PM EDT) -- Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. executives facing a criminal indictment alleging mail and wire fraud have asked the court to strike one of the government's legal theories in the case, characterizing it as an honest services fraud charge in disguise and otherwise outside the purview of federal power.

Two weeks after Assistant U.S. Attorney Steven Clymer informed the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York that the government would no longer be prosecuting defendants Joseph Queri Jr. and Benjamin Viloski on the theory that...
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