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US v. PEARMAN, 01-3488

A sentence enhancement for bankruptcy fraud, based on level of intended loss, was improperly imposed where no basis existed for a finding that defendant believed she would benefit from preventing the foreclosure sale of a building.

Appellate Information

  • Submitted 06/27/2002
  • Decided 07/25/2002
  • Published 07/25/2002


  • POSNER, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, KANNE, and EVANS, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellees:
  • Barbara Z. Brook (argued), Office of the U.S. Atty., South Bend, IN, for Plaintiff-Appellee., Susan Kister (argued), Clayton, MO, for Defendant-Appellant.
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