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Monday, September 28, 2009

Ind. Decisions - 7th Circuit decides one Indiana case today

In U.S. v. Sutton (SD Ind., Judge McKinney), a 12-page opinion, Judge Rovner writes:

A jury convicted Varnador Sutton of a single count of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1347 (prohibiting health care fraud) for his role in perpetrating a fraudulent scheme to collect money from Indiana Medicaid. The district court sentenced Sutton to the statutory maximum of ten years’ imprisonment to be followed by two years of supervised release. Sutton appeals, challenging the district court’s calculation of his sentence. * * *

For the foregoing reasons, we AFFIRM Sutton’s conviction, but VACATE his sentence and REMAND for resentencing.

Posted by Marcia Oddi on September 28, 2009 11:48 AM
Posted to Ind. (7th Cir.) Decisions