Convictions and sentences of five defendants for selling unregistered securities are affirmed in part, reversed in part, vacated in part, and remanded in part where: 1) defendant Keskemety's sentence improperly included fraud losses from a different telemarketing location used in the scheme; 2) defendant Nelson's conviction is reversed for improper admission of lay opinion evidence in violation of Fed. R. Evid. 404(b); and 3) defendant Barker's sentence incorrectly calculated his criminal history score.

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Jul 25, 2017
As defined by the Georgia Municipal Association, ordinances are written laws adopted by a city or town’s government. Yet, while theses ordinances are permanent laws that are actively enforced, state and…
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Jun 22, 2017
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May 22, 2017
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Apr 20, 2017
When it comes to commercial driver’s licenses and traffic-related offenses, including driving under the influence (DUI), it’s important to understand that there are federal regulations as well as state…
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