Former AIG Chief Seeks To Snuff Spitzer Fraud Case

Law360, New York (September 24, 2009, 4:35 PM EDT) -- American International Group Inc. former honcho Maurice “Hank” Greenberg has asked a New York state judge to drop the curtain on a securities fraud case launched by then-Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, claiming the stale suit was a political maneuver from the outset and lacks purpose and standing.

Greenberg filed a motion Tuesday asking New York State Supreme Court Justice Charles E. Ramos to toss the leftover accusations, arguing that the alleged misstatements or omissions are immaterial, relating to three meager transactions that had no effect on...
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