US Slams Jailed Supplement Maker's Bid To Duck $450M Fine

Law360, New York (October 18, 2012, 6:55 PM EDT) -- The U.S. on Thursday blasted a move by imprisoned herbal supplements tycoon Steve Warshak to set aside a judgment ordering him to cough up more than $450 million in connection with his fraud and money laundering conviction, saying new case law cited by Warshak is not relevant to his previously filed petition.

Federal prosecutors told an Ohio federal judge that Warshak’s recent move to kill the forfeiture money judgment based on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Southern Union Company v. U.S. should be blocked, since...
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