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US v. Carbo, No. 07-3576

District court judgment overturning the conviction for conspiracy and honest services mail fraud and granting a judgment of acquittal is affirmed where, even if defendant did not know the details of the  disclosure requirements, the evidence was sufficient for a reasonable jury to conclude that defendant had the specific intent to aid and abet honest services mail fraud and to conspire to commit honest services mail fraud. 

Read US v. Carbo, No. 07-3576

Appellate Information
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Argued October 30, 2008
Decided July 9, 2009

Before SLOVITER, STAPLETON and TASHIMA, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by TASHIMA, Circuit Judge.

For Appellant: Robert A. Zauzmer, Richard J. Zack, Paul L. Gray, Assistant United States Attorneys.

For Appellee: Robert J. Donatoni.