6th Circ. Cuts Fraudster's Money Laundering Charge

Law360, New York (March 18, 2011, 6:52 PM EDT) -- The Sixth Circuit on Friday overturned a conspiracy to commit money laundering conviction against a participant in a bogus insurance scheme involving real estate-related professional organizations who was sentenced to more than 11 years in prison.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit upheld the conviction of Darrell Crosgrove on a charge of conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud but found the federal government didn't produce sufficient evidence at trial to support the money laundering charge.

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