Convicted Fraudster Tries To Revive Suit Against Ex-AG

Law360, New York (October 12, 2010, 5:19 PM EDT) -- A disbarred attorney convicted of fraud over soliciting as much as $25 million for bogus real estate deals tried to convince a federal appeals court on Tuesday to let him pursue a case accusing the previous New York attorney general’s office of prosecutorial abuses.

A lawyer for Francis A. Zarro Jr., the convicted fraudster, argued before a panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit that a case seeking as much as $500 million in damages should be reinstated following its dismissal by...
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