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US v. Phillips, No. 07-4230

District court's conviction of defendant for securities fraud, mail fraud, and other related crimes is affirmed as the warrant's inclusive language was reasonably read by the postal inspection agents to encompass the seized evidence and thus, the agents' seizures were permissible.   

Read US v. Phillips, No. 07-4230

Appellate Information

Argued: September 25, 2009

Decided: November 24, 2009


Opinion by Judge Wilkinson


For Appellant:  James Wyda, Federal Public Defender

For Appellee:  Joyce Kallam McDonald, Office of the US Attorney