US Pushes For Trial In FCPA Case Against Terra Exec

Law360, New York (November 18, 2010, 6:06 PM EST) -- Prosecutors have urged a federal judge to rebuff a former Terra Telecommunications Corp. president's efforts to have the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act case against him nixed, claiming that the evidence overcomes his objections.

The U.S. government filed a pair of responses Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida to ex-Terra President Joel Esquenazi's motions to dismiss the charges against him, maintaining that the case should move forward to trial.

Esquenazi, who was indicted in December 2009 for allegedly bribing officers of...
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