Frederic Bourke, the co-founder of handbag maker Dooney & Bourke who was convicted of joining in a foreign bribery conspiracy, lost his bid for a hearing into whether prosecutors presented false testimony at his trial.
Frederic Bourke, a Connecticut businessman who was convicted at a U.S. trial of bribery overseas, wants to reopen his case for his lawyers to question a prosecutor about whether he let a key government witness give false testimony.
A federal appeals court told U.S. prosecutors to respond to a request by Frederic Bourke, a Connecticut businessman who was found guilty of bribery, that the judges reconsider a ruling upholding his conviction.
International rules adopted in Australia requiring thoroughbreds to physically mate to produce offspring eligible for racing are seen to illegally curb competition and a lawyer said they should be abolished.
A Swiss lawyer who was the U.S. government’s star witness in the 2009 bribery trial of American businessman Frederic Bourke faces new allegations that he orchestrated a $1 billion money-laundering scheme.
Frederic Bourke, the co-founder of handbag maker Dooney & Bourke who yesterday lost his appeal of a bribery conviction, suffered a second setback when the judge on his case denied his request for a new trial.
A lawyer who pleaded guilty to a money laundering conspiracy and testified for U.S. prosecutors in a bribery case was reappointed to the board of a Swiss bank that the government said he used in the criminal scheme.