A defense attorney for a former Wilmington Trust executive peppered a key government witness on Tuesday with assertions that his testimony was less about facts than about avoiding a long prison sentence.
You’re worried about saving your butt, right?” asked Steven Wood, attorney for Wilmington Trust’s former President Robert Harra Jr.
“I don’t want to go to jail, that’s correct,” replied Joseph Terranova, Wilmington Trust’s former head of its commercial real estate division for Delaware.
It was the second day on the witness stand for Terranova who in 2013 pleaded guilty to fraud for his actions that contributed to the 2011 downfall of Wilmington Trust, a once iconic Delaware bank.
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