United States v. Randock

Phillip James Wetzel

Case Conclusion Date:July 15, 2009

Practice Area:Criminal Defense

Outcome:Successful Plea Bargain

Description:7 million document white collar criminal case. The defendant was accused of fraud in connection with the operation of an on- line university. Extensive litigation regarding depositions in Liberia, search and seizure, construction and operation of an on-line data base, sentencing guidelines and the affect of US v. Kimbrough, extensive analysis of discovery, extensive investigation. The government alleged loss of $6 million, and sought sentence of 15 years. Defendant accepted FRCrP 11(c)(1)(c) agreement of 36 months.