Ex-Exec Claims Securities Fraudsters Can Legally Own Guns

Law360, New York (August 15, 2017, 5:32 PM EDT) -- A Montana-based former technology company executive convicted of fraud has hired Attorney General Jeff Sessions' personal lawyer to bring a lawsuit on Monday arguing a ban on convicts owning guns contains an exemption for “securities and accounting offenses.”

Former Brocade Communications Systems Inc. CEO Gregory L. Reyes was convicted in 2010 of securities fraud and related charges stemming from backdated stock options, and was sentenced to 18 months in prison. Federal law prohibits gun ownership for those convicted of crimes carrying a sentence of a year...
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REYES v. SESSIONS et al


Case Number

1:17-cv-01643

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District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other

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John D. Bates

Date Filed

August 14, 2017

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