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CASE ENTRY

United States v. Hird

Participants in Philly ticket fixing scheme argue that they could not have defrauded the government out of fines and costs associated with traffic tickets because there must be a guilty plea or conviction before fines and costs are owed, and none of the folks whose tickets they fixed pled guilty or were convicted. Third Circuit: There’s a fine line between clever and stupid; you’re on the wrong side.


Tags: 2018, Fraud, Third Circuit, Wire Fraud

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