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In a First for Feds, General Counsel Is Indicted for Fraud
Jason Hoppin -- The Recorder -- 06-06-2003
In what the Department of Justice calls its first-ever securities fraud indictment of a corporate GC, the U.S. Attorney's Office in San Francisco added former HBO & Co. top lawyer Jay Lapine to a growing list of criminal defendants in the McKesson Corp. fraud case. Wednesday's indictment highlights prosecutors' growing interest in legal and accounting professionals who help corrupt executives engage in securities fraud.