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Virginia home seized to satisfy restitution order (access required)

Where a woman was previously ordered to pay restitution for her mail and wire fraud convictions, the government could enforce a judgment lien on her Virginia home. Although she argued she was not in default of her obligation because she was out of work, that argument was rejected as it would create an illogical result ...