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Ex-Congressman Defrauded IGate Investors, Says Judge

Law360, New York (July 17, 2017, 1:38 PM EDT) -- A Kentucky federal court ruled Friday that former U.S. Congressman William J. Jefferson’s acceptance of bribes funded with iGate Inc. investor dollars makes him “intrinsically involved” in a former iGate president’s breach of fiduciary duties.

U.S. District Judge Charles R. Simpson III said there is no doubt that the convicted congressman knew former iGate President Vernon L. Jackson’s payments to him were wrongful, handing summary judgment to a proposed class of iGate investors who say the duo defrauded them with the bribery scheme.

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Case Information

Case Title

Cadle v. Jefferson et al

Case Number



Kentucky Western

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization


Charles R. Simpson, III

Date Filed

February 12, 2007

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