In a Washington, D.C., hearing Thursday, former expert witness John Torkelsen pleaded guilty to one federal count of making false statements to the U.S. Small Business Administration. It has long been thought that any plea deal would hinge on Torkelsen's willingness to provide information to federal prosecutors investigating securities plaintiff firm Milberg Weiss and former top partner William Lerach. But the plea agreement does not explicitly say whether Torkelsen is cooperating.
Former Expert Witness for Milberg Weiss Gets Plea Deal
November 7, 2005
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