US v. Green, No. 08-10149 - Criminal Law - U.S. Ninth Circuit
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US v. Green, No. 08-10149

Defendant's wire fraud and bid rigging convictions are affirmed where: 1) defendant's conduct did not need to violate a rule or regulation of the E-Rate educational funding program in order to be fraudulent; 2) even accepting that her ultimate motives were laudable, defendant concealed material facts from the federal government in an attempt to induce it to fund her projects; and 3) the evidence at trial easily supported the jury's finding that defendant participated in multiple bid-rigging conspiracies.

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Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted October 5, 2009

Filed January 22, 2010

Judges

Opinion by Judge Tashima

Counsel

For Appellant:

Phillip H. Stillman, Cardiff, CA

For Appellee:

Adam D. Hirsch, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC