Judge Denies Man’s Motion To Vacate Sentence For Workers’ Compensation Fraud

Mealey's (June 13, 2016, 11:40 AM EDT) -- ABINGDON, Va. — A federal judge in Virginia on June 9 denied a man’s motion to vacate his 144-month prison sentence for his role in a workers’ compensation insurance fraud scheme, holding that his counsel was effective and that the sentence was properly adjusted based on the defendant’s criminal history (United States of America v. Carlos Perry, No. 14CR00003, W.D. Va.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 74977).

(Opinion available. Document #20-160617-029Z.)

U.S. Judge James P. Jones of the Western District of Virginia overruled Carlos Perry’s argument that...
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