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US v. Masek, No. 08-1296

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By FindLaw Staff on December 11, 2009 3:03 PM

Defendant's wire fraud sentence and restitution order are affirmed where: 1) defendant did not present evidence to bring the reliability of the government witnesses' conservative estimates regarding the loss caused by defendant or the district court's findings into doubt; and 2) the Sentencing Guidelines did not require a civil settlement amount to be credited against the loss figure for the purposes of calculating the sentencing range.

Read US v. Masek, No. 08-1296

Appellate Information

Filed December 10, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Lucero

Counsel

For Appellant:

Thomas P. Sleisenger, Law Offices of Thomas P. Sleisenger, Los Angeles, CA

For Appellee:

John M. Hutchins, David M. Gaouette and Robert Mydans, Office of the United States Attorney, Denver, CO

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