Nos. 19-1471, 19-1595, 19-1600.

989 F.3d 88 (2021)

UNITED STATES of America, Appellee, v. Alla V. STEPANETS, Defendant, Appellant. United States of America, Appellee, v. Gene Svirskiy, Defendant, Appellant. United States of America, Appellee, v. Christopher M. Leary, Defendant, Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.

February 26, 2021.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

John H. Cunha, Jr. , with whom Helen Holcomb , Charles Allan Hope , Boston, MA, and Cunha & Holcomb, P.C. were on brief, for appellant Alla V. Stepanets.

Christopher M. Iaquinto , with whom Jeremy M. Sternberg , Zachary D. Reisch , Boston, MA, and Holland & Knight LLP were on brief, for appellant Gene Svirskiy.

Paul V. Kelly , with whom Sarah W. Walsh , Boston, MA, and Jackson Lewis, P.C. were on brief, for appellant Christopher M. Leary.

Ross B. Goldman , Criminal Division, Appellate Section, United States Department of Justice, with whom Andrew E. Lelling , United States Attorney, Amanda P.M. Strachan , Assistant United States Attorney, Donald C. Lockhart , Assistant United States Attorney, Brian A. Benczkowski , Assistant Attorney General, and John P. Cronan , Deputy Assistant Attorney General, were on brief, for appellee.

Before Thompson, Selya, and Barron, Circuit Judges.

These consolidated appeals, like the appeals in United States v. Cadden, 965 F.3d 1 (1st Cir. 2020), and United States v. Chin, 965 F.3d 41 (1st Cir. 2020), trace back to tragic events that occurred in the fall of 2012. See...

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