Ariz. Credit Union Fraudster Asks 9th Circ. To Overturn Verdict

Law360, San Francisco (February 11, 2014, 7:02 PM EST) -- A woman convicted of criminal fraud and embezzlement for helping her husband pilfer funds from an Arizona credit union urged the Ninth Circuit on Tuesday to overturn her conviction, arguing that federal prosecutors didn't have enough evidence to prove she knew or intended to misappropriate the money.

Attorneys for Rhonda Liddle told the appeals panel that the jury didn't have evidence showing that she agreed to defraud the Arizona Education Association Credit Union, and was given confusing jury instructions, ultimately leading to an inconsistent verdict....
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