The lawyer for the man whose property housedLouisiana Film Studios LLC says he is cooperating with a federalcriminal investigation of the studio.
Vinny Mosca says he gave investigators all documents of clientGeorge Ackel's association with Wayne Read, the studio's chiefexecutive. He says Ackel is a victim.
Read did not immediately return a call Saturday.
The U.S. attorney's office would not confirm or deny anyinvestigation.
Members of the New Orleans Saints invested $1.9 million in thestudio, believing they were buying tax credits. State filmofficials say Read never applied for the credits.
Jimmy Castex, who represents former Saints player Kevin Houser,said last month that FBI agents were investigating.
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