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PEOPLE v. GOFMAN, B139753

Under Penal Code Section 656, prosecution for conspiracy under federal law, 18 USC 371, precludes state prosecution under Penal Code 182, for same actions even if the federal charge requires an extra element of using the US mail in fraud scheme.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 11/06/2001
  • Published 11/06/2001

Judges

  • HASTINGS, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  Gil Garcetti, District Attorney, George M. Palmer, Head Deputy District Attorney, Dirk L. Hudson and Abram Weisbrot, Deputy District Attorneys, for Plaintiff and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Tracy Green, Oakland, Jerry B. Marshak and Richard A. Moss, Pasadena, for Defendant and Respondent Inna Gofman., Flier & Flier, Theodore S. Flier and Andrew Reed Flier, Encino, for Defendant and Respondent Irma E. Palacios., Koryn & Koryn and Sylvia Koryn for Defendant and Respondent Paul Shvartsburd.,  Louis Sepe, Santa Monica, for Defendant and Respondent Bruce Ankrom., Pamela Tedeschi, Santa Monica, for Defendant and Respondent Michael Rosenberg., Michael P. Judge, Public Defender, Sean K. MacDonald and John Hamilton Scott, Deputy Public Defenders, for Defendant and Respondent Dmitry Goldman.
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