Dewey Star Witness Says Defendants Complicit In Fraud Plot

Law360, New York (July 13, 2015, 2:19 PM EDT) -- The star witness in the trial of Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP's former leaders took the stand in New York state court on Monday, implicating the defendants in an alleged conspiracy to cook the megafirm's books before it collapsed in 2012.

Former Dewey & LeBoeuf finance director Frank Canellas is the only cooperating witness who claims to be able to implicate all three defendants in the law firm's supposed scheme. (Credit: Law360) Prosecutors in the office of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. called former Dewey finance director Frank Canellas to the stand on Monday morning, eliciting testimony under a February...

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