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EDVA: Houses were seizable assets traceable to crimes

In a prosecution for mail and wire fraud, money-laundering conspiracy, and identity theft, the government properly seized the defendant’s two homes, having probable cause to believe those assets will ultimately be proved at trial to be forfeitable as tainted by the underlying crimes. Background On October 15, 2015, Linda Diana Wallis pled guilty to conspiracy to commit ...