3rd Circ. Affirms Sentence In 9/11 Repair Fraud Case

Law360, New York (March 8, 2011, 7:56 PM EST) -- The Third Circuit ruled Tuesday that a lower court acted within its discretion when it refused to reduce the 41-month sentence of a woman who pled guilty to overbilling for repair work at the Pentagon after the terrorist attacks of 9/11.

Catherine Bradica, office manager of the now-defunct Capco Construction Co., had argued in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit that the district court had overestimated the loss caused by her crime, and had failed to sufficiently consider her request for a downward...
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