Tuesday, November 25, 2014

USA v. Duane Montgomery

<> USA v. Duane Montgomery - 11/24/14. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, Case No. 13-2596. Appealed from the Eastern District of Michigan at Detroit. Defendant Duane Montgomery challenges the district court's imposition of an above-Guidelines sentence after a jury convicted him of fraudulently obtaining funds set aside for victims of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill (i.e. a fake $2.58 million claim). The Appeals Court affirmed the district court ruling.