11th Circ. Won't Toss Convictions In Deepwater Fund Fraud

Law360, New York (November 19, 2013, 7:44 PM EST) -- The Eleventh Circuit on Monday affirmed the convictions and prison sentences of a Florida couple who prosecutors say used fake identities to cash in on funds set up to compensate victims of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill and other disasters.

A three-judge panel of the Eleventh Circuit rejected arguments from Anja Karin Kannell and her husband, Joseph Harvey, in their attempt to reverse and remand for a new trial their 2012 convictions on multiple fraud and identity theft charges, for which they were each sentenced...
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