Wire Fraud Convict Asks 2nd Circ. To Undo Verdict

Law360, New York (February 15, 2011, 7:43 PM EST) -- A lawyer for a former McKinsey & Co. consultant convicted of helping to illegally transfer money to Iran told the Second Circuit on Tuesday that a jury was not informed that family remittances were not prohibited by law.

The attorney for ex-consultant Mahmoud Reza Banki argued before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit for a reversal of Banki's conviction, contending the jury was not given proper instructions about the remittances and other matters.

“All of the money in his account was coming to...
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