Convicted Ex-Deutsche Broker Says Atty Failed to Vet Juror

Law360, New York (August 8, 2012, 2:15 PM EDT) -- A former Deutsche Bank AG broker convicted of mail fraud and obstructing tax laws told a federal judge Tuesday he deserves a new trial because his attorney failed to investigate a juror ultimately determined to have been biased against defendants in the case.

David Parse, who was found guilty in May 2011 for his role in selling illegal tax shelters, says his lawyer had reason to believe one of the jurors was a disgraced ex-attorney prejudiced in favor of prosecutors but didn’t look into the matter....
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