US v. Mehta, No. 08-4489 - U.S. Fourth Circuit
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US v. Mehta, No. 08-4489

Defendant's conviction and sentence for aiding and assisting in the preparation of false tax returns and other crimes is affirmed where: 1) the evidence was sufficient to prove that the information was transmitted by interstate wire communication in furtherance of a scheme to defraud, thus satisfying each element of the offense; and 2) the district court did not err in calculating the tax loss for sentencing purposes.  

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Appellate Information

Argued: October 30, 2009

Decided: February 5, 2010

Judges

Opinion by Circuit Judge Shedd

Counsel

For Appellant:  David Schertler, Schertler & Onorato LLP

For Appellee:   David Ira Salem, Office of the US Attorney