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Criminal Law Keyed to Weaver
United States v. Bergman
Citation:416 F.Supp. 496, 499 (S.D.N.Y.1976)
Bergman was a renowned doctor of divinity and rabbi. People around the world acclaimed him for his works. Bergman, upon investigation of nursing homes was found to be conducting multiple operations involving the defrauding of the United States’s government. Bergman pled guilty to knowingly and willfully participating in a scheme to defraud the United States in various ways which carried a maximum of 5 years in prison and a $10,000 fine. Bergman also pled guilty to having participated in the filing of a partnership return which was false and fraudulent due to having failed to list people who had bought partnership interests, and had made certain capital withdrawals, this carried a maximum of 3 years in prison and a $5,000 fine.
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