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July 1, 2014 4th Circuit published opinions

United States v Seignious Seignious was ordered t pay over $1 million in restitution. The panel affirmed. It first held that the district court did not follow the statutorily mandated procedures for imposing restitution but this was harmless under plain … Continue reading

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May 5, 2014 United States Supreme Court opinions

Robers v United States At sentencing, the trial court rejected Robers argument that he should be credited with the value of the homes he surrendered to the bank he defrauded through false statements on loan applications ordered that he pay … Continue reading

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April 29, 2014 4th Circuit Published opinions

United States v Ocasio Ocasio, a police officer, was convicted of conspiracy and extortion by a public official. As part of his sentence, he was ordered to pay restitution to an insurance company which was not a victim of the … Continue reading

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April 23, 2014 United States Supreme Court opinions

Paroline v United States Paroline pled guilty to child pornography offenses. The government sought full damages suffered by the minor depicted in the images he downloaded under 18 USC 2259. The district Court denied the request. The 5th Circuit ordered … Continue reading

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March 11, 2014 4th Circuit published opinions

Barton v House of Raeford Farms, Incorporated Barton and other employees sued farms alleging wage and retaliation claims. The district court granted summary judgment to Farms on the federal wage claim and a jury found in favor of several plaintiffs … Continue reading

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February 6, 2014 4th Circuit published opinion

United States v Keita Keita was convicted of identity theft credit card fraud and other charges. He challenged the denial of his speedy trial motion, the admission of business records and the restitution order. The panel affirmed. It held that … Continue reading

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January 17, 2014 4th Circuit published opinions

United States v Freeman Freeman pled guilty to obstructing his bankruptcy proceeding by giving false testimony. The government sought restitution for victims of an uncharged fraud scheme which the district court ordered. The panel reversed. It held that the restitution … Continue reading

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