FBI Exceeded Warrant In PE CEO's Fraud Case, Agent Says

Law360, New York (January 23, 2017, 11:50 PM EST) -- A special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation told a New York federal judge Monday that his team scooped up documents in the home of a scandal-plagued private equity CEO without checking to see whether they were related to a warrant for evidence of securities fraud and money laundering.

David M. Siegal of Haynes and Boone LLP repeatedly queried both FBI Special Agent Matthew Komar and former Assistant U.S. Attorney David B. Massey about the evidence hauled in by the FBI, which, he said, included prescription drug information for several members of New York Global Group CEO Benjamin Wey’s family, the PSAT...

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