Mealey's Bankruptcy - 5th Circuit Finds Sentence Handed Down For Bankruptcy Fraud Appropriate

Mealey's Bankruptcy - 5th Circuit Finds Sentence Handed Down For Bankruptcy Fraud Appropriate

NEW ORLEANS - A panel of the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Jan. 31 affirmed a woman's sentence for bankruptcy fraud, concluding that a district court properly applied the factors of the Bankruptcy Code that pertained to sentencing guidelines for fraud (United States of America v. Gwendolyn M. Walker, No. 13-30483, Chapter 13, 5th Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 1913).

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