Jenkens Tax Fraud Case Belongs In NY, Prosecutors Say

Law360, Los Angeles (April 1, 2013, 5:59 PM EDT) -- The U.S. government on Friday blasted acquittal bids by two defendants in the Jenkens & Gilchrist PC tax fraud case, arguing its venue choice was proper because the criminal scheme took place in New York and involved tax cheats and a bank located in the region.

Paul Daugerdas, former Chicago office head of Jenkens & Gilchrist, and Denis Field, ex-CEO of accounting firm BDO Seidman, have argued that the government hasn't proven that they set up fraudulent tax shelters used by wealthy individuals in the Southern...
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