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FedEx is ‘Carrier’ for Mail Fraud (access required)

A defendant cannot overturn his conviction for mail fraud with a claim that the government failed to prove that FedEx is a “private or commercial interstate carrier” under 18 U.S.C. § 1341, says an Alexandria U.S. District Court. At issue on defendant’s motion for judgment of acquittal is whether the government adduced substantial evidence at trial ...