Le-Nature's Ex-CEO Says Inept Atty Caused 20-Year Sentence

Law360, New York (October 8, 2013, 7:54 PM EDT) -- The former CEO of bankrupt beverage maker Le-Nature's Inc. asked a Pennsylvania federal judge Sunday to vacate the 20-year prison sentence he is serving for his role in a $668 million accounting fraud, saying his attorney was incompetent and laundering fees.

Gregory Podlucky, who pled guilty in 2011 to money laundering and tax and securities fraud, told U.S. District Judge Alan N. Bloch that his sentencing was substantially more severe than what was promised to him by federal prosecutors and his attorney Alexander Lindsay of The...
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