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US v. Herman, 16-2001

Sentence and conviction of conspiracy, willful violation of the Investment Advisers Act, wire fraud, and corruptly impeding the administration of internal revenue laws, arising from a scheme in which defendant and a co-conspirator solicited funds for purported investment in a hedge fund management company, are affirmed where: 1) there were no deficiencies in the district court's instructions on the reasonable doubt standard; and 2) the district court did not err in refusing to grant an additional downward departure on her already below guidelines sentence.

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  • Argued
  • Submitted
  • Decided
  • Published 2017/02/06




  • United States First Circuit


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