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Feds Say Platinum Partners Exec Threatened Witness

Law360, New York (August 11, 2017, 5:19 PM EDT) -- Prosecutors have accused Platinum Partners co-founder Mark Nordlicht's lawyers of making a "veiled threat" to a former Platinum employee over his potential cooperation in the government's $1 billion securities fraud suit, a claim the defense calls "false and unfounded."

Prosecutors said in a filing on Wednesday that attorneys for Nordlicht sent a letter to the former employee speculating that he had talked to authorities. Doing so "would have amounted to a self-incriminating confession" that the former employee should have told his subsequent employer about, Nordlicht's lawyers supposedly...
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