Ex-Terra Execs Can't Nix Haitian Bribery Convictions

Law360, New York (October 14, 2011, 6:36 PM EDT) -- Two former Terra Telecommunications Corp. executives who were convicted in August for their alleged roles in a scheme to bribe Haitian government officials saw their bids for acquittal or a new trial denied by a Florida federal judge on Friday.

U.S. District Judge Jose E. Martinez rejected ex-Terra Executive Vice President Carlos Rodriguez's motions for judgment of acquittal or a new trial, which were adopted by ex-Terra CEO Joel Esquenazi, in an order entered on Friday.

“The evidence at trial was sufficient to support the jury's...
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Case Information

Case Title

USA v. Esquenazi et al

Case Number



Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

December 4, 2009

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