On June 9, the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed a Florida district court’s refusal to acquit Linda Deavers, an Indianapolis real estate broker, of four counts of wire fraud. In doing so, the Eleventh Circuit found that Ms. Deavers need not have sent fraudulent statements via email nor even know about the specific wording of the fraudulent statements as long as she supplied the misrepresentations, and it was reasonably foreseeable the substance of them would be transmitted by another person.
Continue Reading Eleventh Circuit Upholds Wire Fraud Conviction of Defendant Who Did Not Participate in Sending the Fraudulent Representations