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Defendant's wire fraud sentence and restitution order are affirmed where: 1) defendant did not present evidence to bring the reliability of the government witnesses' conservative estimates regarding the loss caused by defendant or the district court's findings into doubt; and 2) the Sentencing Guidelines did not require a civil settlement amount to be credited against the loss figure for the purposes of calculating the sentencing range.
Filed December 10, 2009
Opinion by Judge Lucero
Thomas P. Sleisenger, Law Offices of Thomas P. Sleisenger, Los Angeles, CA