No. 23-2675.

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. BARRY R. SCHOTZ, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided April 5, 2024.


For his frivolous challenges to his wire-fraud conviction and sentence, we sanctioned Barry Schotz in 2009 with a $5,000 fine and a filing bar that blocks both "civil suits" and "collateral attacks" until he pays, which he has not done. Schotz v. United States, No. 09-2055 (7th Cir. Apr. 24, 2009). One part of Schotz's underlying sentence, meanwhile, was a restitution judgment of over $3 million, due immediately but still mostly unpaid. To recover some...

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