Former Monster Exec Pleads For Lenient Sentence

Law360, New York (August 25, 2009, 6:56 PM EDT) -- The former president and chief operating officer of Monster Worldwide Inc. could face nearly 34 years in prison as a result of his securities fraud conviction over stock options backdating, according to a memorandum filed by his lawyers decrying the “draconian” sentencing recommendation.

Lawyers for former Monster executive James J. Treacy filed a sentencing memorandum Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York in advance of Treacy’s Sept. 2 sentencing, asking the judge to take into account a number of factors,...
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