Deutsche, Others Say Destroyed Evidence Nixes Refco Suit

Law360, New York (August 22, 2012, 8:03 PM EDT) -- Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., accounting firm Grant Thornton LLP and other defendants asked a federal judge Tuesday to toss a hedge fund's lawsuit aimed at recovering money lost to the Refco Inc. fraud, saying a key witness destroyed binders full of evidence.

Christopher Rose, the former chief operating officer of investment manager PlusFunds Group Inc., disposed binders full of handwritten notes that could have been used to impeach his questionable testimony, the defendants said in a brief to U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff.

Rose has...
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Case Title

In Re: Refco Securities Litigation


Case Number

1:07-md-01902

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Securities/Commodities

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Jed S. Rakoff

Date Filed

December 28, 2007


Case Title

Krys et al v. Sugrue et al


Case Number

1:08-cv-03065

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Personal Property: Other

Judge

Jed S. Rakoff

Date Filed

March 26, 2008

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