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Judge Knocks BigLaw, DOJ During Och-Ziff Fixer's Sentencing

Law360, New York (June 1, 2017, 12:13 AM EDT) -- While sentencing a former middleman for hedge fund Och-Ziff to two years in prison for bribing government officials in Central and West Africa, a federal judge Wednesday admonished “white-shoe" defense attorneys and the U.S. Department of Justice over the broader case in which no other individuals faced criminal charges.

A Brooklyn federal judge had harsh words for both the DOJ and white-collar defense attorneys at Wednesday's sentencing. (AP) At the sentencing in Brooklyn of Samuel Mebiame, 43, for providing bribes to government officials in exchange for...
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Case Title

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Cohen et al


Case Number

1:17-cv-00430

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New York Eastern

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Securities/Commodities

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Nicholas G. Garaufis

Date Filed

January 26, 2017


Case Title

USA v. Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC


Case Number

1:16-cr-00516

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New York Eastern

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September 27, 2016

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