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DeBartolo, who has pleaded guilty in the case, testified for the prosecution that Edwards extorted the $400,000 from him.
But while Semesky showed the $383,500 as cash spent, he did not show the $400,000 from DeBartolo as cash received, Small said.
“Isn’t it a fact that you screwed up and you missed the $400,000?” Small asked Semesky.
“Mr. Small, you’re not understanding the concept of this chart,” Semesky said. “The government’s contention in this case is that it (the $400,000) came from extorted payments.”
The purpose of the chart was to show legal sources of cash, Semesky said. That included $1,586,800 in net gambling winnings Edwards had from 1986 until 1997, he said.
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