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2005-07-07 10:48:12

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former Bank of America Corp. broker Theodore Sihpol, who was acquitted last month on charges of helping a hedge fund to trade mutual funds illegally, will be retried on four counts on which the jury deadlocked, his lawyer said on Thursday. Jurors on June 9 were unable to reach a verdict on one count each of fraud and scheming to defraud, and two counts of falsifying business records, leading New York Supreme Court Justice James Yates to declare a partial mistrial. The...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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