Criminal Practice – Guilty Plea – Attempted Withdrawal – Loss of Government Benefits — FraudU.S. v. Nicholson A former mail carrier cannot withdraw his guilty plea to a charge of fraudulently obtaining workers’ comp benefits under the Federal Employment Compensation Act after he learned the plea would cause a loss of government benefits; the 4th Circuit says the trial court did not violate Fed. R. Crim. P. 11 by not advising defendant of the potential loss of benefits.
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Published: April 25, 2012
Time posted: 2:26 pm
Tags: Attempted Withdrawal, Criminal Practice, Fraud, Guilty Plea, Loss of Government Benefits