U.S. v. ISOM

No. 88-5650.

886 F.2d 736 (1989)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Charles E. ISOM, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit.

Decided October 4, 1989.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

David Harrison Hopkins, for defendant-appellant.

William G. Otis, Asst. U.S. Atty. (Henry E. Hudson, U.S. Atty., Alexandria, Va., W. Neil Hammerstrom, Jr., Asst. U.S. Atty., Washington, D.C., on brief), for plaintiff-appellee.

Before MURNAGHAN and WILKINSON, Circuit Judges, and BUTZNER, Senior Circuit Judge.

MURNAGHAN, Circuit Judge:

Charles Isom appeals the sentence imposed after he was convicted of one count of dealing with counterfeit obligations. 18 U.S.C. § 473. Isom contends that because the jury acquitted him of the accompanying count of counterfeiting itself, 18 U.S.C. § 371, it was error for the district court to enhance his sentence on the basis that he had actually printed the counterfeit obligations.

Isom worked at a print shop where he operated...


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