Ex-Siemens Partner Tries To Ax Contract Fraud Case Midtrial

Law360, New York (February 28, 2014, 7:02 PM EST) -- The electrical contractor who partnered with a Siemens AG unit in what prosecutors call a fraudulent scheme to win more than $234 million in public contracts from New York City on Friday urged a state judge to throw out the case, citing a lack of evidence produced at trial.

After both sides rested their cases in a lower Manhattan courtroom, an attorney for Jacob Levita, 63, of Brooklyn, told the court that the prosecution hasn’t established that any of the alleged fraud took place within the...
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