U.S. v. BELL

No. 90-1284.

936 F.2d 337 (1991)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Christopher L. BELL, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided July 10, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mel S. Johnson, Asst. U.S. Atty., Milwaukee, Wis., for plaintiff-appellee.

Michael L. Chernin, Milwaukee, Wis., for defendant-appellant.

Before COFFEY and KANNE, Circuit Judges, and GRANT, Senior District Judge.

COFFEY, Circuit Judge.

Defendant-appellant Christopher L. Bell appeals his conviction for money laundering in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1956(a)(1), alleging that his placing of money in a safety deposit box in a financial institution cannot constitute the crime of laundering money instruments. See 18 U.S.C. § 1956. The defendant also appeals his conviction for conspiracy to distribute cocaine base and with using a juvenile to accomplish this end. We...

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