Tag Archives: Judge Paul Niemeyer

Wire fraud conspiracy defendants not prejudiced by joint trial (access required)

The defendants, who persuaded their elderly victims to transfer money to the defendants based on postured romantic relationships, failed to persuade the court that the district court made errors during their trial that would have changed the outcome. Background The ...

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Lawyer must testify about how she got documents (access required)


An unnamed criminal defense at­torney and her investigator will have to answer federal prosecu­tors’ questions about how they came into possession of allegedly fraudulent documents that were in­troduced as evidence at their cli­ent’s trial. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of ...

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