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US v. Reagan, No. 08-11006

Defendant's conviction and sentence for theft of public money are affirmed where: 1) the "allowable unit of prosecution" under 18 U.S.C. section 641 was each individual transaction in which government money was received, even if the transaction was part of an overarching scheme; and 2) defendant failed to preserve his challenge to the jury instructions.

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Appellate Information

Filed February 4, 2010

Judges

Opinion by Judge King