Feds To Appeal Rakoff Sentence In Cannabis Bank Fraud Case

By Rachel Scharf (October 1, 2021, 3:03 PM EDT) -- Manhattan federal prosecutors said Thursday they will appeal the sentence of a convicted cannabis payment fraudster after U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff leveled a below-guidelines prison term and slashed the government's forfeiture request as "unconstitutionally excessive."...

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