March 10, 2003 |
A U.S. appeals court dismissed as premature racketeering allegations brought by the world's two largest makers of wireless telephones against the family that owns Turkey's No. 2 wireless operator. The Uzan family, one of Turkey's wealthiest families and owners of wireless operator Telsim, still faces fraud charges filed under Illinois state law by Motorola Inc. and Finland's Nokia. However, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit in New York directed U.S.