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Marty Sigillito, Convicted of Biggest Ponzi Scheme in Local History, Wants a New Trial

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Bishop Martin Sigillito wants a new trial
Last month, a federal jury convicted Martin Sigillito (a lawyer and American Anglican bishop) of running a $66 million Ponzi scheme.

Now, he feels he deserves a new trial. The reason: "sustained governmental misconduct."

In a motion filed Wednesday, Sigillito's attorney, Doug Roller, argued that federal prosecutors "improperly influenced the jury" by referring more than once to Bernie Madoff (a slimeball who needs no introduction). Roller also alleges that they intimidated an expert defense witness, and allowed victims to talk about the case outside of trial.

Read the filed motion after the jump.

Sigillito Moves for New Trial

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Tisk, tisk, he should have become a rabbi. Then it would be labeled as anti-semitism to prosecute him. Then he could skip to Israel which doesn't send jewish criminals back to the US for prosecution (Gentiles are not allowed under the Talmud (the jew's Bible) to stand in judgement of jews). If he would claim he's part jewish then he could rule that under the US Criminal justice system jews can not be prosecuted since they're in charge of the judicial systems (fuck all you short bus "Sharia Law" douches. We have Talmud Law in the USA). 

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