US Says Deleted Texts Held No Evidence In FCPA Case

Law360, New York (January 28, 2011, 1:22 PM EST) -- The U.S. government has challenged the defendants' bid to dismiss a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act case stemming from an undercover bribery sting, saying text messages related to the investigation weren't preserved because they held no evidentiary value.

In a response to the defendants' motion to dismiss the so-called Shot-Show case filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the government argued that thousands of text messages were turned over to the defense and that none of the deleted messages between the FBI...
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