No. 97-50206.

158 F.3d 1370 (1998)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Arnold Edward ROBERTSON, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Decided October 29, 1998.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Fay Arfa, Los Angeles, CA, for defendant-appellant.

Jerome Friedberg, Assistant United States Attorney, Los Angeles, CA, for plaintiff-appellee.

Before: BROWNING, PREGERSON, and HAWKINS, Circuit Judges.


Arnold Edward Robertson ("Robertson") appeals his conviction under 18 U.S.C. § 513 of 23 counts of possession of forged securities of an organization. Robertson argues the district court lacked jurisdiction because the McCarran-Ferguson Act, 15 U.S.C. §§ 1011-1015, exempted the insurance industry from federal regulation, and therefore the victim organization in this case, Wausau Insurance Company, does not "affect interstate commerce" as...

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