Jailed Ex-Mayor Seeks To Stay Out Of Related Fraud Suit

Law360, New York (May 12, 2011, 5:09 PM EDT) -- Larry P. Langford, the jailed former Birmingham mayor whose criminal fraud and bribery conviction is on appeal, asked an Alabama federal judge Thursday not to be ordered to testify in a civil case against two ex-J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. directors.

Civil fraud defendant Douglas W. MacFaddin, who along with Charles E. LeCroy is accused by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission of concocting an unlawful scheme allowing J.P. Morgan to reap billions of dollars from Jefferson County, Ala., wants Langford — currently incarcerated in federal prison...
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