Cahill Seeks More Information On Corruption Charges

Former state Treasurer Timothy Cahill is asking for more details about the corruption charges filed against him.

Cahill is accused of using public money in a Lottery advertising campaign aimed at boosting his unsuccessful 2010 campaign for governor.

But in a court hearing Monday, his lawyer, Brad Bailey, said prosecutors have not outlined how Cahill allegedly committed fraud.

"Just sort of a broad theory about fraudulent intent doesn't cut it in front of a jury," Bailey said. "We're entitled to specifics about that.

"It is unclear to the defense what the actual fraud was in this case," he added. "Is it the advertisement that was aired, is it statements to the press?"

Cahill is also seeking to have his trial delayed; it's currently scheduled for September.

This program aired on July 23, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.


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