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Sentencing Guidelines – Enhancement

7th Circuit Court of Appeals

Case Name: United States of America v. Sultan Issa

Case No.: 20-2949

Officials: ROVNER, HAMILTON, and KIRSCH, Circuit Judges.

Focus: Sentencing Guidelines – Enhancement

Sultan Issa embezzled tens of millions of dollars, pled guilty, and was sentenced to a below Guidelines 200 months in prison. He now appeals his sentence, claiming that the district court violated his due process rights by erroneously admitting and relying upon sentencing submissions from victims of his crimes. He also claims that the district court erroneously applied a vulnerable victim enhancement. Finding no errors, we affirm.


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Derek A Hawkins is Corporate Counsel, at Salesforce.

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