$13.7M Aeropostale Restitution Questioned At 2nd Circ.

Law360, New York (September 17, 2015, 8:37 PM EDT) -- A whopping $13.7 million in restitution that former Aeropostale Inc. vendor Douglas Dey was ordered to pay the retailer came under scrutiny Tuesday at the Second Circuit, with one judge citing thin evidence of the company’s losses in Dey’s kickback and fraud trial and a trial judge's apparent unwillingness to dig deep.

Dey, who admitted paying $25 million in kickbacks to Aeropostale executive Christopher Finazzo while running clothing supplier South Bay Apparel Inc., is appealing the restitution order but not other aspects of his conviction....
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