U.S. v. YORK

No. 89-3013.

933 F.2d 1343 (1991)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Thomas YORK, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided June 3, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Ronald S. Safer, Barry R. Elden, Asst. U.S. Atty., Office of the U.S. Atty., Criminal Receiving, Appellate Div., Chicago, Ill., for plaintiff-appellee.

Terence P. Gillespie, Geena D. Cohen, Genson, Steinback & Gillespie, Chicago, Ill., for defendant-appellant.

Before CUMMINGS, FLAUM and RIPPLE, Circuit Judges.

FLAUM, Circuit Judge.

Tom York never made a dime from his investment in the Just Friends Lounge. Not even when he tried to collect the insurance money. Two explosions rocked the bar during the night of April 18, 1981, ripping the building apart and burying York's partner, Gail Maher, who lived in an apartment above the bar, in the charred remains. There was a $60,000 insurance policy on the bar and a $50,000 policy on Maher's life; York was the beneficiary of both...

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