On Cross, Ex-Credit Suisse Exec Says Feds Bungled Charges

Law360, New York (October 22, 2019, 10:32 PM EDT) -- An attorney for Privinvest Group executive Jean Boustani on Tuesday grilled a former Credit Suisse managing director who pled guilty to his role in a purported $2 billion fraud and kickback scheme involving loans to Mozambican state-backed companies, getting him to agree that prosecutors made multiple errors when they indicted him.

A onetime Credit Suisse managing director testified that prosecutors made missteps in his indictment for taking kickbacks. (AP) New Zealand national Andrew Pearse, 49, the former head of Credit Suisse's Global Financing Group, took the witness stand for his fifth day of testimony in the trial of Boustani, who is...

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