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Airplane Broker Can't Slip 7-Year Sentence For Skimming

Law360 (May 17, 2019, 9:10 PM EDT) -- The Eleventh Circuit said Friday that the lower court did not err in ordering a 90-month prison sentence, and more than $600,000 in restitution, for a former airplane salesman convicted of skimming from his employer.

Timothy J. Beverley had challenged his conviction — decided by a jury after only 23 minutes of deliberations — on the argument that prosecutors should not have been allowed to present evidence at his 2017 trial that he owed restitution for a 2004 money laundering conviction and was required to report his income to a probation officer.

Like the district court, an appellate panel found that...

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