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Plea can’t be withdrawn, despite wrong belief it was part of deal (access required)

Although a nurse argued she only pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit health care fraud because she erroneously believed that was a condition of a plea deal offered to her sister and son, who were also indicted, she did not establish a fair and just reason to withdraw her guilty plea. Background The defendant, Marilyn Yvette Blankenship ...