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No ‘Sophisticated Means’ Used in Bank Fraud (access required)

The 4th Circuit affirms bank fraud and aggravated identity theft convictions for a defendant who worked with a confidential informant on a plan to open phony bank accounts with a real person’s identification information and then withdraw funds, but the court vacates a sentencing enhancement because the facts do not show “sophisticated means” used in ...