Tag Archives: Judge David Ebel

10th Circuit: Securities laws apply to fraud defendant’s sales to foreign customers

The SEC brought a civil enforcement action against Charles Scoville, a resident of Utah, and his company, Traffic Monsoon, alleging that they ran a Ponzi scheme which raked in tens of millions of dollars. About 90% of his customers were … Continue reading

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10th Circuit: Magistrate in one district can’t authorize search in another

Federal agents suspected¬†Zachary¬†Krueger, who lived in Kansas, of distributing child pornography on the internet. They obtained a warrant from a magistrate judge in Kanasas for his home, but discovered that neither he nor his computer was at home. His roommate … Continue reading

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10th Circuit: Bernalillo County deputies must face trial on excessive force claims

In March 2013, the Maresca family — wife, husband, and three children — were returning from a hiking excursion in their red 2004 Ford-150 pickup truck when two Bernalillo County sheriff’s deputies pulled their vehicle over. The Marescas had not … Continue reading

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