Ex-Taylor Bean Chief Chases Docs In $2B Fraud Case

Law360, New York (January 19, 2011, 7:40 PM EST) -- Taylor Bean & Whitaker Mortgage Corp.'s ex-chairman, Lee Bentley Farkas, is seeking to subpoena documents from Troutman Sanders LLP and others that he says could rescue him from a life sentence over his role in a $2 billion fraud scheme.

Farkas filed a motion Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, requesting the court to subpoena documents from the law firm and accounting giant Ernst & Young LLP that would allegedly help his defense.

The former bigwig of the bankrupt mortgage...
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