Shaw Ruling Gives Feds More Leeway In Bank Fraud Cases

By Evan Weinberger (December 12, 2016, 7:13 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court made clear in its Shaw v. United States decision on Monday that the Bank Fraud Act can come into play even if a defendant did not target a bank when attempting to scam one of its customers, embracing prosecutors' broad view of the statute that focuses on a bank's ownership stake in customer accounts....

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