Second Circuit Says Convicted Fraudster Can’t Claim Double Jeopardy in RICO Case

The Second Circuit upheld the 2016 conviction of fraudster Mikhail Zemlyansky after he unsuccessfully argued that double jeopardy applied to his Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act case involving a multi-million dollar insurance and securities fraud scheme.

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Trial Opens in Deputies’ Shooting of Teen Who Called 911 in Distress

Two California police officers acted within the scope of their training when they shot and killed Matthew Tucker after responding to his family’s call seeking emergency support for him, an attorney for the officers said Tuesday during opening statements in their federal wrongful death jury trial.

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