Ed Ahmad trial now likely to begin in November

The trial of Guyanese businessman Ed Ahmad, who has been indicted in New York over a US$50 million mortgage fraud, may begin sometime in November and the prosecution does not anticipate it lasting longer than a week.

A court conference held on May 21, which Ahmad’s lawyer was seeking to postpone, before Judge Dora Irizarry saw the curt setting June 1 for the defence to file its motion and the government being mandated to file a response by June 13. The defence will reply by August 3, while oral arguments are set for September 21.

According to a report of the conference seen by this newspaper,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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