Convicted Tax Fraudster Denied Acquittal, New Trial

Law360, New York (September 24, 2010, 5:17 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has shot down a request to acquit former Bank One Corp. executive John Ohle of convictions on charges of tax evasion and conspiracy stemming from an alleged scheme that netted him more than $10 million.

Judge Jed Rakoff of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled Friday that Ohle’s motion for a judgment of acquittal was meritless in the face of a jury verdict that found him guilty of dodging $6.5 million in income taxes and embezzling $4...
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