Dooney Founder Asks Court To Retry Oil Bribery Case

Law360, New York (March 10, 2011, 6:18 PM EST) -- A co-founder of handbag company Dooney & Bourke convicted of conspiring to bribe Azerbaijani officials during an oil deal asked a New York federal court for a retrial Wednesday, alleging a prosecutor admitted the government's key witness' testimony was false.

According to a memorandum filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Frederic Bourke Jr. argued that a prosecutor admitted during oral arguments in an appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit that he knew that there was...
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