The Real Reason Why The Koerber Case Was Dismissed

Op-Ed by Marcus R. Mumford Originally published by the Salt Lake Tribune on August 30, 2014 Several days ago, The Salt Lake Tribune raised questions about the federal court’s dismissal of the criminal case against businessman Rick Koerber. I’ve represented Koerber in that matter for almost five years. The record – 472 entries on the court docket – reveals some of the answers the newspaper is looking for. In May 2009, when Koerber was first indicted, Utah Commerce Director Francine Giani and federal prosecutors held a press conference to congratulate themselves for pursuing the case “no matter the cost.”...

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