Ex-NFL Investor May Renew Effort To Resolve Crypto Charges

Law360, New York (October 15, 2020, 5:38 PM EDT) -- Lawyers for a onetime NFL team investor charged with operating an illegal cryptocurrency exchange told a Manhattan federal judge Thursday they are open to again exploring a guilty plea despite an earlier deal that fizzled over prosecutors' demand for a massive $371 million forfeiture tab.

The comments came at a phone status conference held by U.S. District Judge Andrew L. Carter Jr., who postponed a January trial for defendant Reginald Fowler and set a provisional April date for the former minority owner of the Minnesota Vikings to go in front of a jury.

Before then, at the judge's suggestion, Fowler's legal...

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