High Court Upholds Evidence Sufficiency Of Computer Fraud Statute Conviction
(January 26, 2016, 2:21 AM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A trial court’s judgment of a defendant under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) was sufficiently supported by the evidence despite an erroneous jury instruction, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Jan. 25, affirming the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals’ rejection of the defendant’s challenges to the sufficiency of the evidence and under the statute of limitations (Michael Musacchio v. United States of America, No. 14-1095, U.S. Sup.).
(Opinion available. Document #24-160218-001Z.)
Michael Musacchio resigned as president of Dallas-based Exel...