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Petters cites U.S. secrecy in dismissal motion

Title: Petters cites U.S. secrecy in dismissal motion
Date: Friday, 11 September 2009
Publisher: Star Tribune (Minnesota)
Authors: Jennifer Bjorhus, David Phelps
Main source: startribune.com

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According to Petters' attorneys, Larry Reynolds is a lifelong scalawag behind a long list of fraudulent schemes. Is Minnesota businessman Tom Petters himself the victim of fraud? Petters, awaiting trial on charges he ran a $3.5 billion Ponzi scheme, is now trying to get his case dismissed, claiming that during its investigation of him, the government hid the true identity of Larry Reynolds, an alleged co-conspirator who has pleaded guilty to money laundering in the case. Attorneys for Petters apparently filed ... [Read the rest at startribune.com]