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US v. HIGGINS, 00-2665

Under USSG 2F1.1(b)(1), the amount of loss attributable to a scheme to commit bank fraud turns on how much loss the defendant actually intended to impose on the financial institution, and the sentencing court must make more detailed findings than merely vague conclusions.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 12/01/2000
  • Decided 09/26/2001
  • Published 09/26/2001


  • DIANE P. WOOD, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, DIANE P. WOOD, and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellees:
  • James M. Warden (Argued), Office of the United States Attorney, Indianapolis, IN, for Plaintiff-Appellee., John P. Brinson (Argued), Evansville, IN, for Defendant-Appellant.