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US v. Serafini, 15-4383

Sentence for conviction of communicating a false distress message to the United States Coast Guard, in violation of 14 U.S.C. section 88(c), is affirmed where the section 88(c) permits a District Court to order restitution for the costs incurred by the Coast Guard in responding to the specious communication.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2016/06/10

Judges

  • WILKINSON

Court

  • United States Third Circuit

Counsel

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