US, Ex-Dick's Exec Both Push For Light Sentence

Law360, New York (October 14, 2011, 6:08 PM EDT) -- Federal prosecutors and defense attorneys both asked a New York federal court Friday to lower the sentencing range of former Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. real estate executive Joseph Queri Jr. because of his cooperation in an insider trading and kickback case.

The government recommended the court lower Queri's offense level under federal sentencing guidelines by six levels for his help with the government's trial of former Dick's attorney Benjamin Viloski — resulting in 41 to 51 months in prison  — even though he cost the sporting...
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