Monday, November 02, 2009

Judge sets Feb. 1 trial for former U of L dean

Felner faces fraud, tax evasion, money laundering charges

This from Nancy at C-J:

A trial date has been set for former University of Louisville education dean Robert Felner, who was indicted last year on 10 counts of mail fraud, money-laundering conspiracy and income tax evasion.

The trial is scheduled to begin Feb. 1, and Assistant U.S. Attorney Bryan Calhoun said it will take about three weeks.

Felner's colleague, Thomas Schroeder of Port Byron, Ill., who is charged with conspiracy to commit money laundering, mail fraud and conspiracy to defraud the Internal Revenue Service, will be tried at the same time.

The trial date was set [recently] during a status conference before Judge Charles R. Simpson III. The judge told Calhoun and lawyers for Felner and Schroeder that the case has “been pending a long time. You've had plenty of time to get ready.” ...

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

We won't be using any name-calling in this posting. Do we need to?

This man's actions speak for themselves.