Judge Won't Delay Prevezon Trial Over Russia-Bashing Press

Law360, New York (April 20, 2017, 5:08 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge will not delay next month's trial in a dispute over proceeds of a $230 million Russian tax fraud that were allegedly laundered using Manhattan real estate, rejecting arguments that media statements by government witness Bill Browder would bias the jury.

The federal government says Prevezon Holdings Ltd. served as a conduit for a sliver of the proceeds from a plot to illegally take control of companies run by Browder’s Russian investment business and steal the taxes they paid to Russia's treasury....
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Case Title

United States of America v. Prevezon Holdings Ltd. et al


Case Number

1:13-cv-06326

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Forfeit/Penalty: Other

Judge

William H. Pauley, III

Date Filed

September 10, 2013

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