Pa. Contractor In $136M DOT Fraud Suit Demands New Trial

Law360, New York (November 9, 2012, 4:37 PM EST) -- Convicted Pennsylvania business owner Joseph Nagle on Thursday asked a federal court for a new trial, saying the government withheld key information and prejudiced the jury, resulting in his conviction for nabbing $136 million in government contracts earmarked for minority-owned businesses.

In a brief, Nagle accused federal prosecutors of withholding a key witness report containing testimony from a former employee, saying a new trial is warranted because the document could have exonerated Nagle from allegations he fraudulently used a minority-owned business to funnel U.S. Department of...
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