No. 11-2446.

708 F.3d 47 (2013)

UNITED STATES, Appellee, v. Christopher D. WILLSON, Defendant, Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.

February 15, 2013.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

James L. Sultan , with whom Kerry A. Haberlin and Rankin & Sultan were on brief, for appellant.

Steven H. Breslow , United States Attorney's Office, District of Massachusetts, with whom Carmen M. Ortiz , United States Attorney, and Randall E. Kromm , United States Attorney's Office, District of Massachusetts, were on brief, for appellee.

Before LYNCH, Chief Judge, SOUTER, Associate Justice, and SELYA, Circuit Judge.

LYNCH, Chief Judge.

Christopher Willson, an engineer for battery producer Electric Vehicles Worldwide (EVW), was convicted of submitting false invoices and conspiring to defraud the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) in connection with federal grants to develop a battery for electric mass transit. Willson appeals, arguing that the government's evidence was insufficient to support his conviction and that the trial court erred in not giving his requested jury instructions...


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