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Criminal – Speedy Trial Act – Bank Fraud – Dismissal With Prejudice (access required)

Although a Roanoke U.S. District Court thinks the bank fraud and conspiracy charges against defendant are serious, the 229-day violation of the Speedy Trial Act, 18 U.S.C. § 3162, is a significant delay that has prejudiced defendant, and the charges are dismissed with prejudice. By statute, an information or indictment charging an individual with a criminal ...