Convicted NY Hospital Fraud Plotters Say DOJ Hid Witness

By Karlee Weinmann (March 19, 2012, 7:15 PM EDT) -- The three contractors and four men convicted in February of conspiring to defraud New York Presbyterian Hospital in a kickback scheme said Friday that they should have a new trial because the government squirreled away a key witness whose testimony would have damaged prosecutors' "smoking gun" evidence.

A memorandum supporting the motion for a new trial, filed Friday in New York federal court, says defense attorneys and the court had been under the impression the witness, David Porath, was fighting extradition from Israel. But instead, the memorandum contends, prosecutors and the government worked in tandem to keep him out of the...

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