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US v. Kuo, No. 08-10314

The district court's restitution order imposed upon defendants for conspiracy to violate civil rights relating to a prostitution scheme is vacated where restitution for "lost income" under 18 U.S.C. section 3663 was not the same as disgorgement of all of defendants' ill-gotten gains from the victims' forced prostitution.

Read US v. Kuo, No. 08-10314

Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted October 15, 2009

Filed December 3, 2009


Opinion by Judge Graber


For Appellant:

Peter C. Wolff, Jr. and Pamela E. Tamashiro, Honolulu, HI

For Appellee:

Karen L. Stevens, United States Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Washington, DC