Judge Refuses To Alter Man’s Sentence For Committing Arson, Insurance Fraud

Mealey's (January 15, 2016, 9:55 AM EST) -- DETROIT — A federal judge in Michigan on Jan. 13 denied a man’s motion to vacate or correct his sentence of 1,647 months in prison after being found guilty of 33 counts of violating federal law for his role in an arson and insurance fraud scheme, holding that 18 U.S. Code Section 844(h) required consecutive sentences for seven counts of using fire to commit fraud (United States of America v. Ali Darwich, No. 15-12243, E.D. Mich.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 4084).

(Opinion available. Document #20-160122-010Z.)...
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