Ex-Locke Lord Atty Says Perjury Demands New Crypto Trial – Law360

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By Stewart Bishop (April 25, 2022, 9:39 PM EDT) — Attorneys for convicted former Locke Lord LLP partner Mark Scott on Monday urged a Manhattan federal judge to order a new trial over money laundering claims tied to the global OneCoin cryptocurrency scam, saying false testimony from the key cooperating witness demands it.

Scott was convicted in 2019 of aiding “CryptoQueen” Ruja Ignatova and others to launder nearly $400 million in OneCoin investors’ money by creating investment entities, referred to as the Fenero funds, that funneled capital away from Bulgaria-based OneCoin and back to Ignatova and her associates.

Ignatova’s brother, Konstantin Ignatov, has become the focus of post-trial proceedings over his…

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