Convicted Ex-Duane Reade CEO Asks 2nd Circ. For Retrial

Law360, New York (October 25, 2012, 10:16 PM EDT) -- Former Duane Reade Inc. CEO Anthony Cuti asked the Second Circuit on Thursday for a retrial in his conviction and three-year sentence for securities fraud committed prior to company's sale to a private equity firm, saying a lower court erroneously denied his pretrial subpoena requests and restricted cross-examination of a company executive who had “skin in the game.”

Cuti’s attorney, Brian C. Brook of Brian C. Brook & Associates PLLC argued before a three-judge panel that U.S. District Judge Deborah Batts erroneously quashed a pretrial subpoena for evidence...
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