Recent EDNY Decisions Show Impact of Latest Supreme Court Mail/Wire Fraud Rulings
October 25, 2023 | The Insider: White Collar Defense and Securities Enforcement
This past term, the Supreme Court narrowed the scope of the mail/wire fraud statutes in United States v. Ciminelli and United States v. Percoco. Both decisions have already affected high-profile prosecutions in the Eastern District of New York. In one of those prosecutions, United States v. Nordlicht, et al., Judge Brian M. Cogan set aside convictions based on a “right to control” theory of wire fraud. In Morvillo Abramowitz partner Jonathan S. Sack's most recent blog, “Recent EDNY Decisions Show Impact of Latest Supreme Court Mail/Wire Fraud Rulings,” he discusses the Ciminelli decision and how it led to the result in Nordlicht.