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Resource ID: #17349
Subject: Wrongful Convictions
Source: Gazette (Charleston, W.Va.)
Date: 2022-07-09



A Charleston Gazette investigation depicts a battle between two insurance giants - AIG and Continental - relating to a scandal with a series of wrongful convictions. The story "details the latest chapter in a scandal involving a former State Police crime lab chemist, Fred Zain, who exaggerated and faked evidence tests." The story focuses on "a previously-secret settlement in the Zain case and details of an alleged cover-up conspiracy," involving insurance companies. The investigation reveals that Continental has given $ 2.5 million to one of the victims of wrongfully convictions in order to hide the truth about Zain's misconduct. The findings have been drawn from a federal lawsuit that AIG has filed against Continental.

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