5th Circ. Affirms Conviction Of $14M Bank Fraudster

Law360, Washington (November 22, 2013, 7:26 PM EST) -- The Fifth Circuit on Friday upheld the conviction of former cell tower development manager Clovis Prince for a scheme to defraud several banks of $13.6 million and related bankruptcy fraud, saying he had not shown any government misconduct in his trial.

In an unpublished decision, the three-judge panel confirmed Prince’s conviction, finding that he had not properly backed his claims of evidentiary misconduct by prosecutors in his fraud trial.

“[Prince’s] conclusional allegations are insufficient to warrant relief,” the panel said.

   

Prince, who owned several businesses...
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