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Evidence did not support multiple conspiracy convictions (access required)

Where the evidence showed there was only one agreement between appellant and another to obtain money by false pretenses from three individuals, the circuit court erred by convicting appellant of three counts of conspiracy. A caselaw exception to the common-law rule that the number of convictions “depends upon the number of conspiratorial agreements” does not apply ...