Ex-Merrill Exec's Enron Fraud Case Denied High Court Review

Law360, New York (April 23, 2012, 1:43 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to hear former Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc. manager James A. Brown’s appeal of his perjury and obstruction of justice convictions over a bogus power generator transaction that boosted Enron Corp.’s balance sheet, declining to rule on whether prosecutors withheld key evidence in the case.

The court issued a brief statement denying a petition for writ of certiorari by Brown, a former managing director at Merrill Lynch and the head of the bank's strategic asset and lease finance group. His...
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