A lawyer for one of three Merrill Lynch & Co. executives convicted in 2004 on charges of participating in a sham asset sale with Enron alleges that prosecutors withheld evidence from the defense to manufacture a case without a crime. In a court filing Monday, Sidney Powell, who represents former Merrill executive James Brown, accused federal prosecutors of concealing…

A lawyer for one of three Merrill Lynch executives convicted in 2004 on charges of participating in a sham asset sale with Enron alleges that prosecutors withheld evidence from the defense to manufacture a case without a crime. In a court filing Monday, Sidney Powell, who represents former Merrill executive James Brown, accused federal prosecutors…

In this previous post on former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling’s Supplemental Brief regarding prosecutorial misconduct in connection with covering up exculpatory evidence contained former Enron CFO Andrew Fastow’s interview notes, I noted that the Skilling brief would likely have a ripple effect on the re-trial of three former Merrill Lynch executives in connection with the…

By Laurel Brubaker Calkins and Jef Feeley March 24 (Bloomberg) — U.S. prosecutors withheld evidence that might have exonerated three ex-Merrill Lynch & Co. bankers convicted in 2004 of inflating Enron Corp.’s revenue through a deal involving Nigerian power barges, a defense lawyer claimed. Former Enron Treasurer Jeffrey McMahon might have helped show the company…

By KRISTEN HAYS Copyright 2008 Houston Chronicle Former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling isn’t the only Enron defendant claiming the government wrongly hid crucial evidence that supported his claims of innocence in his 2006 trial. Three former Merrill Lynch & Co. executives say prosecutors did the same thing to them before, during and after their 2004…

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