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Defendants’ honest services fraud convictions vacated (access required)

Where defendants were charged with paying an insurance commissioner to swap the person regulating one of their companies, and the district court instructed the jury that “the removal or replacement of a senior deputy commissioner by the commissioner would constitute an official act,” but this determination should have been made by the jury and the ...