Ex-National Century Exec's Sentence Stands: 6th Circ.

Law360, Washington (February 16, 2012, 7:17 PM EST) -- A federal appeals court determined on Wednesday that resentencing a former National Century Financial Enterprises Inc. executive does not constitute double jeopardy, despite his claims to the contrary.

In a decision issued Wednesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit upheld Roger Faulkenberry's 10-year prison sentence for counts of securities fraud, wire fraud and conspiracy after two money laundering convictions were thrown out in an earlier appeal.

“The district court sentenced Faulkenberry to exactly the same total length of incarceration (10 years) on remand...
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