Insurance Exec Asks High Court To Review Mail Fraud Law

Law360, New York (October 5, 2011, 2:02 PM EDT) -- A Near North Insurance Brokerage Inc. executive convicted of fraud asked the U.S. Supreme Court in mid-September to decide if federal mail and wire fraud statutes require intent to cause harm to prove intent to defraud.

Michael Segal, who was sentenced to 10 years in prison by an Illinois federal court, also asked the high court to take up the question of whether mail and wire fraud can be premised on misstatement to parties other than the alleged fraud victims, and whether a breach of fiduciary...
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