Feud Over Witness Caps CEO's $100M WTC Fraud Trial

Law360, New York (August 9, 2016, 7:25 PM EDT) -- Prosecutors seeking to convict steel construction CEO Larry Davis of fraud for taking $100 million of World Trade Center rebuilding dollars that were supposed to go to women and minority contractors on Tuesday sharply rejected a defense allegation that a key government witness was browbeaten into pleading guilty to a crime she did not commit.

The potentially serious dispute came during closing arguments on day seven of a trial before Manhattan U.S. District Judge Loretta A. Preska. Davis and his company, DCM Erectors, are charged with...
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