No. 04-30086.

407 F.3d 387 (2005)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. David DOTSON, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

April 18, 2005.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

William P. Gibbens (argued), Stephen A. Higginson, Asst. U.S. Atty., Brian M. Klebba, New Orleans, LA, for U.S.

Franklyn Ray Mickelsen, Jr. (argued), Broden & Mickelsen, Dallas, TX, for Dotson.

Before GARWOOD, BENAVIDES and STEWART, Circuit Judges.

GARWOOD, Circuit Judge:

David Dotson (Dotson) appeals his convictions for mail fraud and obstruction of justice stemming from claims he made for disability benefits. We affirm the convictions.

Facts and Proceedings Below

On April 5, 2001, Dotson reported a back injury to his employer, the New Orleans Police Department. He told a representative of the City's worker's compensation administrator that he incurred the injury as a result of falling from...

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