Govt. Account Contradicts Nacchio's NSA Allegations

Law360, New York (October 23, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Court documents unsealed Monday refute claims made by former Qwest Communications International Inc. CEO Joseph Nacchio that the company lost government contracts because he refused to cooperate with the National Security Agency.

Nacchio's allegations made headlines earlier this month after being unsealed in his fight against his April conviction on charges of insider trading.

Nacchio had asked at trial to introduce evidence about the NSA request and his refusal to cooperate. He claimed the evidence would show the jury he was actually optimistic about the company's...
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