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Tag Archives: Mail fraud

Man pleads guilty to lottery scam

A Jamaican national pleaded guilty this week in Wisconsin to a federal charge that he swindled at least $35,000 from more than 50 people in a rip-off known as the Jamaican lottery scam.

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09-1960 U.S. v. Boone

Evidence Mail fraud; relevance In a fraud prosecution, evidence of crimes not involving the defendant were relevant to demonstrate the scope of the fraud. “[E]vidence of the blatant and open nature of the requests for payments, and of the large number of individuals in the office who were participants in the scheme, was relevant to demonstrate that Boone must have ...

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