Sixth Circuit Reverses Fraud Convictions of 2 Nashville Men - Articles

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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Aug 9, 2019
The Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has reversed convictions of two Nashville-area men who were charged with bank fraud following a 2006 mortgage scheme, the Nashville Post reports. This recent opinion from the appellate court — which sent the case back to a lower court with instructions to acquit — states that Bryan Puckett and Amir Babak Banyan could plausibly have been charged with mail or wire fraud but adds that the government’s charge of bank fraud was ultimately the wrong crime.