Posted by Brett Sherman
Below is a copy of the US Attorney's letter reply to Defendant Cioffi's Opposition to the Government's Motion In Iimine (the United States Attorney's formal request to Judge Frederic Bloc to find certain evidence relevant and admissible in advance of the Cioffi trial).
Please excuse the formatting issues. WSLB made an editorial decision to post this primary source document as soon as we received it because the Government makes some fascinating revelations regarding its view of evidence that prosecutors say shows fraud by former Bear Stearns' Hedge Fund managers Ralph Cioffi and Matthew Tannin.
* * * * * * * * * * *U.S. Department of Justice
Dear Judge Block:On August 18, 2009, the government moved in limine