Ex-SK Foods CEO Loses Bid To Hush Wiretap Evidence

Law360, New York (January 12, 2012, 5:56 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday denied the former CEO of SK Foods' request to suppress evidence from a government wiretap in a criminal case about price-fixing in the tomato industry, saying the information from the taps couldn't have been obtained in a less intrusive way.

U.S. District Judge Lawrence K. Karlton said the FBI agent investigating the case against ex-CEO Frederick Scott Salyer had valid reasons to put a wiretap on the phone of Randall Rahal, who worked with SK Foods and has pled guilty...
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