4th Circ. Affirms Conviction In Cisco Warranty Fraud

Law360, New York (July 24, 2012, 6:17 PM EDT) -- The Fourth Circuit on Tuesday upheld the conviction of a Maryland man who was sentenced to seven years in prison for directing a warranty fraud scheme involving computer parts manufactured by Cisco Systems Inc. worth almost $18.8 million, saying there was plenty of evidence of fraud.

The appeals court was unconvinced by Iheanyi Frank Chinasa's claim that there was insufficient evidence to prove the allegations that he and partner Robert Chambliss submitted 414 equipment return requests to telecommunications and information technology equipment company Cisco from 2007...
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