The U.S. Makes Its Case Against Seifert And Early

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NEW YORK The first week of Shona Seifert and Thomas Early’s trial saw drama, intrigue, tears and an extended dissection of office politics at Ogilvy & Mather as the government detailed its fraud and conspiracy case against the two former executives of the venerable New York shop.

Prosecutors painted Seifert, a former executive group director, and Early, a former finance director, as driven by “lies and greed” in their attempt to make up a $3 million revenue shortfall on an account they thought was worth $14 million.

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