US v. Rajwani, 05-10648
A conviction for aiding and abetting wire fraud resulting from a transfer scheme which caused elderly victims substantial financial losses is affirmed but the sentence, which was three times the mid-Guideline range, is vacated where the extent of the district court's upward departure on the sentence was excessive and rendered the sentence unreasonable. (Revised opinion)
- Decided 01/16/2007
- Published 02/26/2007
- W. EUGENE DAVIS, Circuit Judge:, Before JONES, Chief Judge, and DAVIS and GARZA, Circuit Judges.
- United States Fifth Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Delonia Anita Watson (argued), Bret E. Helmer, Renee Harris Toliver, U.S. Attorney's Office Northern District of Texas, Fort Worth, TX, for U.S., David William Coody (argued), Dallas, TX, for Rajwani.