Feds Want Vitesse Fraud Case Kept Alive Despite Mistrials

Law360, New York (May 28, 2013, 7:29 PM EDT) -- The U.S. government asked a New York federal court Friday not to acquit two former Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. executives accused of cooking company books to hide a revenue slump, three months after a judge declared a mistrial for the second time in the case.

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara's Office asked the court to deny acquittal motions from Vitesse CEO Louis Tomasetta and former Chief Financial Officer Eugene Hovanec, who have been tried twice for the alleged scheme and now want their one-count indictments tossed.

Prosecutors say...
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