United States v. Cox, No. 14-1033 (1st Cir. 2017)Annotate this Case
After a jury trial, Defendant was found guilty of bank and wire fraud and unlawful monetary transaction. The trial court imposed a below-Guidelines term of 150 months. The court also entered an order of forfeiture in the amount of $2,966,344.37. This amount included all proceeds Defendant received from the convicted transactions, as well as all proceeds Defendant received from uncharged relevant conduct. The First Circuit affirmed, holding (1) Defendant’s sentence was both procedurally and substantively reasonable; and (2) the district court had statutory authority to order the forfeiture of assets related to uncharged relevant conduct.