Ailing Fla. Man Asks To Be Dropped From Mafia Prosecution

Law360, New York (September 13, 2013, 8:35 PM EDT) -- A Florida man on Wednesday asked a New Jersey federal judge to sever him from a racketeering and securities fraud prosecution due to poor health and because he has no Mafia ties, unlike his fellow defendants accused in a scheme to plunder $12 million from a bankrupt Texas mortgage company.

An attorney for William L. Handley filed a notice Wednesday with U.S. District Court Judge Robert B. Kugler saying he’ll soon motion for Handley’s severance from the ongoing prosecution of defendants connected with FirstPlus Financial Group...
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USA v. SCARFO et al


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1:11-cr-00740

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New Jersey

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October 26, 2011

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