Vt. Judge Nixes Separate Trials In Jay Peak EB-5 Fraud Case

By Joyce Hanson (March 19, 2021, 8:26 PM EDT) -- The former in-house attorney and adviser to Ariel Quiros, the ex-owner of the Jay Peak Ski Resort who pled guilty last year to participating in an EB-5 visa scheme, has lost his bid to separate his criminal trial in Vermont federal court from the trial of the resort's former CEO.

Chief Judge Geoffrey W. Crawford on Thursday denied ex-adviser William Kelly's Oct. 1 motion for an order to sever his trial from that of former Jay Peak CEO William Stenger in the federal government's criminal case alleging that the co-defendants joined Quiros in a ploy to deceive about 169 immigrant investors...

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