United States Seventh Circuit

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U.S. v. Lee, 05-1385

Conviction on multiple counts of counterfeiting securities is upheld where the government showed that two entities named in the counterfeited securities existed and affected interstate commerce and the jury instructions properly stated the government's duty to prove the offense, but reversed where the government did not prove that another entity existed.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 12/02/2005
  • Decided 03/02/2006
  • Published 03/02/2006


  • BAUER, Circuit Judge., Before BAUER, POSNER, and MANION, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellees:
  • Stephen A. Kubiatowski (argued), Office of the United States Attorney, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellee., Raymond D. Pijon, John A. Meyer (argued), Chicago, IL, for Defendants-Appellants.