No. 76-1135.

542 F.2d 300 (1976)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Anthony J. YOKLEY, Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.

Decided September 13, 1976.

Rehearing Denied November 23, 1976.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Philip Van Dam, U. S. Atty., William J. Richards, Asst. U. S. Atty., Detroit, Mich., David W. Elbaor, Government Regulations and Labor Section, Crim. Div., Washington, D.C., for plaintiff-appellant.

Thomas Jackson, F. Randall Karfonta, William L. Woodard, Detroit, Mich., for defendant-appellee.

Before PHILLIPS, Chief Judge, PECK, Circuit Judge, and CECIL, Senior Circuit Judge.

PHILLIPS, Chief Judge.

This appeal presents a question of first impression in this Circuit relating to the scope of the Hobbs Anti-Racketeering Act, 18 U.S.C. § 1951.1 Anthony Yokley, the appellee, was indicted by a federal grand jury in the Eastern District of Michigan for violations of the Hobbs Anti-Racketeering Act and one violation of 18 U.S.C. § 2314 for the transportation of stolen goods in interstate commerce. This indictment...


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