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use of the mails to defraud someone

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The government introduced more than enough evidence to support each defendant's convictions on the mail fraud counts and defendant Black's obstruction of justice conviction" with one exception, Judge Amy St Eve said yesterday in a 39-page ruling.
Both pleaded guilty to conspiracy, mail fraud and wire fraud.
If convicted, Clyne - who says he is in failing health - will face a maximum penalty of five years in jail and a EUR250,000 fine on the conspiracy charge and up to 20 years and EUR250,000 in fines on each count of mail fraud.
Paperny pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud, wire fraud and securities fraud and in exchange agreed to cooperate with investigators on an ongoing criminal probe of Capital Management and its GLT Venture Fund.
But under the mail fraud statutes, the Postal Inspection Service also has the green light to investigate all manner of corporate skullduggery, including embezzlement and securities fraud.
Some of the most frequently prosecuted include false statements, false claims, mail fraud, health care fraud and the multiple inchoate offenses of conspiracy.
Four weeks later, Gruttadauria turned himself in and pleaded guilty to bank fraud, mail fraud, securities fraud, and identity theft.
The association's "simple goal was to put the name of every ex-slave on a petition asking Congress to pass a bill to provide pensions," and for that they incurred the wrath of both the United States Pension Bureau and Post Office Department in the form of a trumped-up lawsuit for mail fraud.
Charges include bribery, mail fraud and obstruction in connection with work done for the Jefferson County Environmental Services Department from 1997 until 2003.
Kentucky Senator Johnny Ray Turner, chair of the Senate Democratic Caucus, was indicted on allegations of using illegal campaign donations and charged with one count of mail fraud and one count of conspiracy.
Dino Tomassetti, of Laquila Construction, who was named as the lead defendant; John Amicucci, president of DeFoe Corporation; Guerino Cavaliere, president of Acme Skillman Construction Company; Peter Ruttura, vice president of Ruttura & Sons; and Edward Simpson, chief engineer at NAB Construction Corporation, were indicted on charges of conspiracy, mail fraud and illegal labor payments.
On June 29, Kurtz was indicted on four counts of wire and mail fraud, each carrying a maximum twenty-year prison sentence (he pleaded not guilty).
He was later convicted of wire and mail fraud and sentenced to 18 years in prison.
It includes coverage of federal and state laws dealing with intellectual property violations, guidelines for federal prosecutors to use to determine whether to prosecute, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, RICO and wire and mail fraud, trademark counterfeiting, computer crime and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, searching and seizing computers and related company security issues.
He pleaded guilty to mail fraud and was shipped off to a federal prison camp in Duluth, Minnesota.