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United States v. Hampton
Citation:464 F.3d 687
Hampton was a serial bank robber. To prove the element of the crime – that banks were federally insured at the time of the robberies – the Government relied on the testimony of bank employees and on photocopies purporting to be the certificates of insurance that the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation had issued to the banks. The trial judge admitted this evidence and defendant was convicted.
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