Defendant's money laundering conspiracy sentence is vacated where the record lacked a sufficient factual basis to conclude that defendant participated in the alleged conspiracy with the requisite knowledge of the concealment element of the crime charged.
Argued: September 30, 2009
Decided: December 1, 2009
Opinion by Judge Lynch
Jonathan I. Edelstein, New York, NY
Brent S. Wible, Brendan R. McGuire and Andrew L. Fish, Assistant United States Attorneys, New York, NY