Ex-Triumph GC Can't Shake Obstruction Charge

Law360, New York (July 9, 2012, 5:28 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit on Monday affirmed an ex-Triumph Capital Group Inc. vice president and general counsel's conviction on obstruction of justice charges related to a pension kickback scheme, ruling an alleged violation of his due process rights wasn't enough to overturn a jury's verdict.

Charles Spadoni was convicted in 2003 of destroying computer files that revealed his role in a 1998 kickback scheme involving Connecticut state pension fund investments. In his appeal, he argued the government had introduced impermissible evidence when challenging his earlier appeal to...
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