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US v. Abdelshafi, No. 08-4884

District court's conviction of defendant, an owner of a medical transportation services provider, for health care fraud and aggravated identity theft and sentenced to sixty-two months' imprisonment is affirmed where: 1) district court did not err in ruling that defendant's conduct of use of Medicaid patients' identifying information was without lawful authority and violated section 1028A(a)(1); and 2) district court did not err in imposing a two-level enhancement to defendant's Guidelines' offense level for abuse of trust.  

Read US v. Abdelshafi, No. 08-4884

Appellate Information

Argued: December 2, 2009

Decided: January 25, 2010


Opinion by Chief Judge Agee


For Appellant:   John Britton Russell, Jr., DurretteBradshaw, PLC

For Appellee:   Errington Atkinson, Office of the Attorney General of Virginia