US v. Vinson


(United States Fourth Circuit) – Sentence and conviction of various offenses arising from his leadership of schemes, wherein fraud was systematically utilized to keep his real estate empire afloat, are affirmed over defendant’s claims that the
prosecution presented insufficient evidence of the crimes alleged, that the trial court gave the jury an erroneous and prejudicial willful blindness instruction, and that his aggregate sentence of 216 months is substantively unreasonable.