Dutch Bankruptcy Trustees Hit Qwest With RICO Suit

Law360, New York (January 28, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Qwest Communications International Inc. and three former executives have been slapped with a complaint by two bankruptcy trustees for Qwest's Dutch joint venture KPNQwest NV who allege that the defendants' fraud and mismanagement drove KPNQwest into ruin.

The 192-page complaint was filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, against Qwest Communications, former Chief Executive Joseph P. Nacchio, ex-Chief Financial Officer Robert S. Woodruff and John A. McMaster, who also served as the company chief executive at one point.

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