No. 99-20188.

239 F.3d 722 (2001)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Ben T. REYES; Elizabeth Maldonado, Defendants-Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

Revised January 25, 2001.

Rehearing Denied February 28, 2001.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mary Kathryn Butler (argued), John William Scott, Michael A. Attanasio, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Washington, DC, James Lee Turner, Asst. U.S. Atty., Houston, TX, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Stanley G. Schneider (argued), Schneider & McKinney, Houston, TX, for Reyes.

Dick W. DeGuerin (argued), John Moreno Parras, DeGuerin & Dickson, Houston, TX, for Maldonado.

Before DUHÉ and PARKER, Circuit Judges, and FOLSOM, District Judge.

DAVID FOLSOM, District Judge:

After a three-month-long trial, Appellants-Defendants Ben T. Reyes and Elizabeth ("Betti") Maldonado (hereinafter "Reyes" and "Maldonado" respectively) were convicted of bribery and conspiracy to commit bribery and Reyes of mail fraud. Reyes and Maldonado appeal their convictions and the sentences that followed. We find no error as to either defendant and therefore affirm the district court's rulings in all respects.

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