In a money laundering prosecution, denial of defendants' motions for acquittal on Double Jeopardy grounds is affirmed where the Double Jeopardy Clause did not categorically foreclose a new trial because the conspiracy charges in the indictment were considerably broader in scope than the wire fraud charges on which defendants were acquitted.
Filed August 10, 2009
Opinion by Judge Gorsuch
Maxwell Carr-Howard, Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP, Kansas City, MO
Marietta Parker, Acting United States Attorney, United States Attorney's Office,