Stephen Baldwin Loses 1st Round In Bid For New Costner Trial

Law360, New York (July 19, 2012, 10:37 PM EDT) -- A Louisiana federal judge on Thursday denied Stephen Baldwin's bid to argue for a fresh trial of fellow actor Kevin Costner, whom “The Usual Suspects” star claims cheated him and another investor out of $12.5 million in potential profits from their oil-cleanup company.

Baldwin and Spyridon Contogouris moved earlier this month for a new trial in their fraud case against Costner, business partner Patrick Smith and their company, Pacific West Resources LLC — formerly WestPac Resources LLC — and while Judge Martin L. C. Feldman's has...
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Case Information

Case Title

Contogouris et al v. WestPac Resources, LLC et al

Case Number



Louisiana Eastern

Nature of Suit



Martin L.C. Feldman

Date Filed

December 22, 2010

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