Dick's Fraud Case Goes Forward Despite Skilling Ruling

Law360, New York (October 11, 2010, 2:41 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has ruled that the fraud case against two former executives of Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. can go forward even though the government cannot use the honest services theory of fraud in light of a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision.

Judge David N. Hurd of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York dismissed Friday the deprivation of honest services mail and wire fraud theory on 11 fraud charges against defendants Joseph Queri Jr. and Benjamin Viloski. The judge, however, allowed...
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