© D.L. Crumbley
Tyco Prosecutor’s Closing Argument
“Remember, these are two very, very smart men; they are not charged with being stupid men,” she said of Mr. Kozlowski and Mr. Swartz. “These crimes have an element of sophistication so you can be sure that when they were committing them they built in an element of deniability.” She added: “Every good scheme has it. That is how white-collar criminals work.”
Mistrial on April 2, 2004.
Source: A.R. Sorkin, “Talk of Greed and Beyond at Tyco Trial,” N.Y. Times, March 17, 2004, p. C-1.