Disgraced Ex-Rep. Gets Claims Pared In IGate Investor Suit

Law360, New York (March 21, 2014, 9:41 PM EDT) -- A Kentucky federal judge on Friday dismissed a portion of a putative class action against disgraced former U.S. Congressman William J. Jefferson of Louisiana, though the majority of the complaint accusing him of using iGate Inc. investor dollars to bribe African officials will move forward.

U.S. District Judge Charles R. Simpson tossed two counts of the active suit, saying the plaintiffs had failed to present adequate evidence that Jefferson had violated Kentucky law by making fraudulent transfers related to the bribes, for which he is currently...
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