Judge Nixes Delay In $2B Loan Scam Despite Late Discovery

Law360, New York (June 16, 2017, 7:40 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Friday refused to push back the September trial of race car driver Scott Tucker and lawyer Timothy Muir, charged with running a $2 billion illegal payday lending operation, despite a recent turnover by prosecutors of more than 500 hours of audio and millions of pages of spreadsheets.

Tucker’s attorney, Lee Ginsberg of Freeman Nooter & Ginsberg, asked U.S. District Judge P. Kevin Castel last month for a continuance of the Sept. 11 trial date after receiving a hard drive containing...
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