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Criminal – Venue – Computer Document Transmission (access required)

The electronic transmission of an alleged fraudulent document to a computer server in Alexandria, Va., is sufficient to confer venue in Alexandria for defendant's prosecution for causing the filing of a false and fraudulent document with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the 4th Circuit reverses the district court's dismissal for lack of venue. Defendant contends ...