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US v. Garcia, No. 08-1621

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.

Read US v. Garcia, No. 08-1621

Appellate Information

Argued: September 30, 2009

Decided: December 1, 2009


Opinion by Judge Lynch


For Appellant:

Jonathan I. Edelstein, New York, NY

For Appellee:

Brent S. Wible, Brendan R. McGuire and Andrew L. Fish, Assistant United States Attorneys, New York, NY