Ex-Kaye Scholer Partner Rips False Oath Charge

Law360, New York (August 22, 2011, 12:45 PM EDT) -- A former Kaye Scholer LLP partner asked a Utah federal court Thursday to dismiss one count in his bankruptcy fraud case, saying the prosecution's criminal theory rests on unconstitutionally vague civil rules.

Prosecutors claim Stephen E. Garcia committed a false oath when he neglected to disclose that he was conducting numerous business deals with an investment firm that had a hefty stake in his bankruptcy client, defunct steel mill Geneva Steel Holdings Corp. He is also charged with mail and bankruptcy fraud in the case....
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