US v. Bunchan, No. 08-1022 - U.S. First Circuit
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US v. Bunchan, No. 08-1022

Conviction of defendant of multiple crimes related to his pyramid scheme is affirmed where:  1) district court did not abuse its discretion in restricting impeachment of a government witness; 2) district court did not abuse its discretion in imposing a thirty five year term of imprisonment, two years of supervised release, and restitution in the amount of $19,103,121.73.     

Read US v. Bunchan, No. 08-1022

Appellate Information

Appeal from the United State District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Decided September 2, 2009

Judges

Before Lynch, Chief Judge, Boudin, and Lipez, Circuit Judges.    
Opinion by Lipez, Circuit Judge.

Counsel

For Appellant: James M. Fox

For Appellee:  Jack W. Pirozzolo, Assistant United States Attorney, and Michael J. Sullivan, United States Attorney