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J. Caleb Boggs Federal Courthouse in Wilmington. Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM

The case of an insurance company CEO who says he was an unwilling participant in a tax fraud scheme landed in Delaware on Monday after being tossed from Illinois to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and back to Illinois over the course of the nearly six years since its filing.

U.S. District Judge John Robert Blakey of the Northern District of Illinois sided with Christiana Bank & Trust Co., one of two financial institution defendants, in finding the case couldn’t move forward in Illinois, but found there were jurisdictional reasons to allow Steven Menzies to transfer his case to the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

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