US v. Johnston, No. 06-6397 - U.S. Sixth Circuit
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US v. Johnston, No. 06-6397

District court's resentencing of a defendant to 51 months' imprisonment and an order to pay restitution for the full amount of loss in excess of $6,600,000 for failing to pay $1 million in restitution by the deadline provided in a plea agreement for committing mail fraud is affirmed as the district court's willfulness finding was not clearly erroneous based on its findings evidencing defendant's deception and manipulation regarding his finances. 

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Appellate Information

Argued: January 13, 2010

Decided and Filed: February 11, 2010

Judges

Opinion by Circuit Judge  Gilman

Counsel

For Appellant:  Gerald L. Gulley, Jr., Gulley Oldham PLLC

For Appellee:  Charles P. Wisdom, Jr., Kenneth R. Taylor, Assistant US Attorney