Gillier’s lawsuit for fraud on aircraft parts companies moves forward now, evidence of theft disputed

Gillier’s lawsuit for fraud on aircraft parts companies moves forward now, evidence of theft disputed

By Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon
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SDNY COURTHOUSE, Sept. 19 – Stefan Gillier, a Belgian citizen, has been charged with defrauding manufacturers of aircraft parts out of millions of dollars. Now he has health problems in detention.

On September 30, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Judge Richard M. Berman, held a hearing. Inner City Press has it covered.

Gillier’s lawyer said his client was recently transferred from MCC to MDC in Brooklyn (contrary, for example, to CIA leaker Joshua Schulte’s accusation, as Inner City Press first reported). ).

At the MDC, his lawyer said, Gillier cannot follow a salt-free diet. He washed the salt out of the food when he can and forgoes too salty meat.

Judge Berman said defense motions must be made by November 10.

On October 6, 2021, the case was reassigned to Judge Paul A. Engelmayer. He has scheduled his trial for July 5, 2022, and then for September 13, 2022.

On September 6, Gilliers’ lawyer wrote to Judge Engelmayer that “this morning I received a CORRLINKS message from Mr. Gillier relaying that he had been tested on Friday and was transferred to the ‘Maras Unit (83) , highest security unit here'” – without a laptop. A delay has been requested.

On Sept. 7, after a conference call covered by Inner City Press, the attorney wrote again that he had scheduled a legal call through “the Skedda online reservation system.” But it didn’t work, and Judge Engelmayer’s intervention with the MDC Brooklyn legal department was sought.

The intervention will come: “Updates regarding the establishment of a legal appeal with Stefan Gillier. APPROVAL: The Court will contact the MDC directly to underline its order that a much longer appeal with Mr. Gillier and his lawyer will be scheduled for Friday. The Court orders the government to convey this message to the MDC in unequivocal terms. THEREFORE ORDERED.

On September 15, while Gillier was on trial wearing headphones for interpretation and two U.S. Marshals guarding him, Inner City Press was in the courtroom when his payment through Bank of Montreal for a virtual office at Manhattan was detailed, apparently for location. His attorney did not cross-examine, then with the jury on a break he asked to speak with the judge on a matter of personal privilege. After the discussion, it turned out that no further public reading was necessary. The trial continues.

On September 17, prosecutors asked Judge Engelmayer to allow them to present “evidence of flight and continued absence”. This includes a seizure order executed at Gillier’s warehouse in Kansas and a flight on Air Canada on June 15, 2006.

Gillier was arrested in Italy on May 26, 2019 and he was extradited to the United States on June 26, 2022. The defense says he had no reason to return to the United States, so this does not reflect a conscience of guilt. Look at this site.

The case is US v. Gillier, 11-cr-409 (Engelmayer)

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