Tag Archives: Wire Fraud

Criminal Practice – Extradited Defendant – Defense Contractor – Wire Fraud & Money Laundering – Aiding & Abetting (access required)

U.S. v. Day The 4th Circuit affirms wire fraud, conspiracy and money laundering convictions for a defendant extradited from Mexico, who set up serial businesses to win government contracts to supply defective and nonconforming spare parts for use in U.S. military aircraft, vehicles and weapons systems, jeopardizing the safety and mission of service personnel, and who had coconspirators convert contract payments into gold bars and coins to smuggle into Mexico for him.

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Tort/Negligence – RICO Claim – Wire Fraud – Insufficient Pattern Showing – State-Law Claims – Civil Practice – Personal Jurisdiction (access required)

Green Ventures International, LLC v. Guttridge. Even though plaintiff alleged predicate acts of wire fraud, plaintiff failed to allege the continuity required to raise defendants' alleged conspiracy above garden-variety business fraud. Defendants' Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion . . .

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