Ex-DBSI Execs Say Jurors 'Misled' Amid Acquittal Push

Law360, New York (April 23, 2014, 8:47 PM EDT) -- Four former executives convicted of running a Ponzi-like scheme through bankrupt real estate firm DBSI Inc. on Tuesday asked an Idaho federal court to toss the verdicts against them or grant a new trial, saying prosecutor missteps tainted the jury's decision.

An Idaho federal jury on April 14 convicted former DBSI President Douglas L. Swenson on 34 counts of wire fraud and his cohorts Mark Ellison, David D. Swenson and Jeremy S. Swenson of 44 counts each of securities fraud. But attorneys for the men now allege...
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