Notable White Collar Crime/Mortgage Fraud/Tax Fraud Case Results

USA v. SORCHEVICH CASE NO.: 8:12-CR-51-RAL-EAJ
Counts: Mortgage Fraud
District Judge: Lazzara
Sentencing Guidelines: 16 to 21 months in federal prison
Case Result: A below guideline sentence of federal probation.
*This sentence variance was in part the result of a 3553(a) mitigation analysis.

USA v. HAMID CASE NO.: 8:11-CR-289-RAL-EAJ
Counts: Conspiracy of a Business Owner to Traffic in Stolen Merchandise
District Judge: Lazarra
Sentencing Guidelines: 6 to 12 months in federal prison
Case Result: A below guideline sentence of federal probation.
*This sentence variance was in part the result of a 3553(a) mitigation analysis.

USA v. FARINHA CASE NO.: 8:09-CR-464-RAL-AEP
Counts: Mortgage Fraud
District Judge: Lazzara
Sentencing Guidelines: 12 to 18 months in federal prison
Case Result: A below guideline sentence of federal probation.
*This sentence variance was the result of a 3553(a) mitigation analysis.

USA v. LOUISSAINT CASE NO.: 8:10-CR-416-VMC-TGW
Counts: Tax Fraud
District Judge: Covington
Sentencing Guidelines: 12 to 18 months in federal prison
Case Result: A below guideline sentence of federal probation.
*This sentence variance was in part the result of a 3553(a) mitigation analysis.

USA v. MEJIA CASE NO.: 8:06-CR- 400-JDW-EAJ
Counts: One Count of Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering
District Judge: Whittemore
Sentencing Guidelines: 78 to 97 months in federal prison
Case Result: A below guideline sentence of federal probation.
*This sentence variance was in part the result of a 3553(a) mitigation analysis.

USA v. GRANT CASE NO.: 8:05-CR-458-JDW-TGW
Counts: 16 count indictment relating to fraud and theft of over $5 million
District Judge: Whittemore
Sentencing Guidelines: Approximately 240 months in federal prison
Case Result: A below guideline sentence of 18 months in a federal prison camp and a dismissal of 15 of the 16 counts in the original indictment.
*This sentence variance was the result of a 3553(a) mitigation analysis. The Defendant did not receive a government 5K substantial assistance sentencing reduction.

USA v. WEBB CASE NO.: 8:06-CR-446-RAL-MAP
Counts: Thirty-Two Counts of Conspiracy to Defraud
District Judge: Lazarra
Sentencing Guidelines: 46 to 57 months in federal prison
Case Result: A below guideline sentence of 42 months.
*This sentence variance was the result of a 3553(a) mitigation analysis. The Defendant did not receive a government 5K substantial assistance sentencing reduction.

USA v. PASQUALE CASE NO.: 2:04-CR-35-FTM-29-DNF
Counts: Violation of the Wager Wire Act: Gambling, Bookmaking
Sentencing Guidelines: 12 to 18 months in federal prison
Case Result: A below guideline sentence of 120 days which amounted to credit for time served.
*This sentence variance was in part the result of a 3553(a) mitigation analysis.