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Mar 4, 2020

Indictment: St. Louis official misspent campaign money

A former St. Louis elected official was indicted Wednesday on a federal mail fraud charge stemming from allegations that he misspent campaign funds. Grand jurors returned the indictment against Larry Arnowitz, 66, one day after resigned as alderman, citing “personal reasons.” His defense lawyer, Patrick Conroy, previously said that Arnowitz “made a mistake” and would […]

Mar 4, 2019

Criminal Law: Mail Fraud, Sufficiency of Evidence

  Where a defendant challenged her conviction in a mail-fraud and money-laundering case, the judgment is affirmed because even though most of the evidence was circumstantial, reasonable jurors could conclude that the defendant was part of a scheme to set a friend’s house on fire to obtain insurance proceeds. Judgment is affirmed. U.S. v. Galloway […]

Sep 12, 2018

Criminal Law : Mail Fraud –  Sufficiency Of Evidence –  Good Character Instruction

U.S. v. Davis (MLW No. 72063/Case No. 17-1300 – 8 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Colloton, J.)

Sep 8, 2017

Criminal Law : Mail Fraud – Evidentiary Rulings – Closing Argument

U.S. v. Melton (MLW No. 70994/Case No. 16-3103 – 21 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Riley, J.)

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