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4th Circuit Court of Appeals Overturns Money Laundering Convictions in $100 Million Life Insurance Investment Scheme

Posted in Money Laundering, Reversal

Adley H. Abdulwahab was convicted of fraud, conspiracy, and money laundering in 2011 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia relating to a $100 million life insurance settlement scheme which defrauded more than 800 investors.  As reported by the Fort-Worth Star-Telegram, Abdulwahab, a Texas resident, and four other co-conspirators fraudulently marketed… Continue Reading

6th Circuit Court of Appeals Reverses Convictions in $7 Million Fraud Case for Speedy Trial Violations

Posted in Reversal, Speedy Trial

Yesterday, as reported in The Republic, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Detroit reversed the convictions of Michael Heshelman and Bryce Sherwood of Battle Creek, Michigan, who had been serving sentences of imprisonment for defrauding investors of approximately $7 million, including $2.5 million from the family of a pastor. The reason–the Speedy Trial Act… Continue Reading