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Criminal Law: Wire Fraud-Bankruptcy Fraud-Sufficiency of Evidence

Defendant obtained bridge loans from investors for his business; however, defendant then used company funds to pay personal expenses. Defendant subsequently filed for bankruptcy when an investor sought judgment on the loans. Where a jury reasonably could find from the ...

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Prosecution drop may embolden bankruptcy fraud as filings surge

U.S. authorities prosecuted the fewest number of people and companies for criminal bankruptcy fraud this year since at least 1986, even as filings rose amid the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. The FBI, which is the primary agency ...

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8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals: Criminal law

Bankruptcy fraud; intent   08-1043 United States of America, Appellee, v. Cyril J. Bauer, Appellant 08-1209 United States of America, Appellee, v. Rae Orene Bauer, Appellant Appeals From: U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota Submitted: Nov. 11, 2008 ...

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Criminal Law

Bankruptcy Fraud Intent Evidence   Where statements from a bankruptcy court were admitted in defendants’ trial on bankruptcy fraud and money laundering charges, the statements were warnings to avoid concealing estate property and were properly admitted as probative of the ...

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