- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 20, 2015

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Two former Utah attorneys general won’t have to testify in a fraud trial against a Utah businessman tied to a scandal that ensnared the former top lawmen.

A Utah judge sided Tuesday with Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow, who were fighting a defense attorney’s subpoenas to appear in the ongoing trial against Marc Jenson and his brother.

Marc Jenson has said the two men tried to exploit his legal troubles for cash and vacation spas. Shurtleff and Swallow are now facing bribery and other charges, though they have denied wrongdoing.

Marc Jenson and had his brother Stephen have pleaded not guilty to allegations that they defrauded investors in the failed development of a luxury ski resort.

The Salt Lake Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/15sS7dK ) the Jensons’ trial continued Tuesday.

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Information from: The Salt Lake Tribune, http://www.sltrib.com

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