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Restitution Order Vacated for ‘Victims’ (access required)

Although defendant’s untruthfulness during his bankruptcy proceedings meant he could not repay loans his victims made ostensibly for the benefit of defendant’s church, the district court could not order defendant to pay restitution as part of his sentence when he pleaded guilty to obstructing federal bankruptcy proceedings; the 4th Circuit reverses the restitution order and ...

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