Federal bank and wire fraud investigation – USA v. S.R. (Jan 2022)

Client facing 30 years in prison for bank fraud and wire fraud in massive car dealership fraud scheme. After defense investigation revealed he knew little, if anything, we negotiated a plea wherein the client was offered misprision of a felony, and ultimately sentenced to only six months in a federal camp. Sellers Law Firm filed lengthy objections to the federal judge’s $40 million restitution order. After sentencing, the client appealed. In August 2023, the Fifth Circuit reversed the restitution order and remanded the case for a new hearing on restitution.