No. 20-10209.

51 F.4th 327 (2022)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Tony SAELEE, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Filed October 11, 2022.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Christopher J. Cannon (argued) and Matthew A. Laws , Sugarman & Cannon, San Francisco, California, for Defendant-Appellant.

Kelly I. Volkar (argued), Assistant United States Attorney; Patrick K. O'Brien , Assistant United States Attorney; Ryan Arash Rezaei , Assistant United States Attorney; Matthew Martin Yelovich , Assistant United States Attorney; David L. Anderson , United States Attorney; Merry Jean Chan , Appellate Section Chief, Criminal Division; United States Attorney's Office, San Francisco, California; for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Before: Jacqueline H. Nguyen and Daniel P. Collins, Circuit Judges, and Timothy M. Burgess, District Judge.


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