Nos. 72-1689, 72-1690.

490 F.2d 233 (1973)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Frank J. GILL and James Fahey, Defendants-Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided December 28, 1973.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Anna R. Lavin, John J. Muldoon, Julius Lucius Echeles, Chicago, Ill., for defendants-appellants.

James R. Thompson, U. S. Atty., William T. Huyck, Asst. U. S. Atty., Chicago, Ill., Sidney M. Glazer, Robert J. Vedatsky, Attys., Dept. of Justice, Washington, D. C., for plaintiff-appellee.

Before SWYGERT, Chief Judge, HASTINGS, Senior Circuit Judge, and KILEY, Circuit Judge.

SWYGERT, Chief Judge.

Defendants Frank J. Gill and James Fahey appeal from their convictions of extortion and perjury, having been found guilty of these crimes by a jury. Gill was convicted of extortion in violation of the Hobbs Act, 18 U.S.C. § 1951, and of making a false material declaration before the grand jury in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1623. Fahey was also convicted for the same violations. Gill received two four-year concurrent sentences and Fahey...


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