Nos. 96-3353, 96-3629 and 96-3371.

123 F.3d 472 (1997)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee/Cross-Appellant, v. Sergio ZARAGOZA, a/k/a Louis A. Valera, Defendant-Appellant/Cross-Appellee. and UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Alicia ZARAGOZA-BARAJAS, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided July 28, 1997.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Barry Rand Elden, Chief of Appeals, Office of the United States Attorney, Criminal Appellate Division, Daniel Howard Parish (argued), Office of the United States Attorney, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Howard B. Levy (argued), Chicago, IL, for Louis A. Valera.

Robert L. Rascia, Michael Monaco (argued), Serpico, Novelle & Navigato, Chicago, IL, for Alicia Zaragoza-Barajas.

Before CUMMINGS, FLAUM, and RIPPLE, Circuit Judges.

CUMMINGS, Circuit Judge.

Defendants were charged with mail fraud (18 U.S.C. §§ 1341, 1342) in a multicount superseding indictment. Defendant Zaragoza, without a written plea agreement, pleaded guilty to seventeen counts of mail fraud and one count of use of a fictitious name in the commission of mail fraud, and was sentenced under the federal Sentencing Guidelines to forty-one months' imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, restitution...


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