'Mentally Ill' Ex-DHB Exec Wins Fraud Sentencing Delay

Law360, New York (May 17, 2013, 1:42 PM EDT) -- The founder of body-armor maker DHB Industries Inc., convicted of insider trading in 2010, won a postponement Friday of his sentencing so the judge can consider a number of issues including whether an assessment that he is “seriously mentally ill" should impact his trial competency and sentencing.

David H. Brooks, whose sentencing on charges he looted DHB through a $190 million fraud is scheduled for June 14, was recently judged by the government's psychiatric expert to be mentally ill, according to a letter Brooks' attorney Gerald...
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