Convicted Securities Fraudster Claims US Delayed Trial

Law360, New York (September 20, 2010, 7:25 PM EDT) -- An alleged partner in a hedge fund fraud scheme has accused prosecutors of impeding his right to a speedy trial, repeating demands he made in early September that a court throw out his case because his trial started too late.

Laurence Isaacson, who was convicted in July on one count of conspiracy to commit securities fraud, told the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on Monday that the government had trampled on the Speedy Trial Act by failing to support his motion to...
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