New charges for Sotis (Add helium)and Emilie Voissem (Nexus Underwater)

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edwants2dive

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Oh I am curious if the trial actually started yesterday. Didn't find any news on it.
 

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Well the court docket just says jury trial. So it has started. I can't find any news articles about the progress it must not be that newsworthy.
Link to court listener case search on it below.
 

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Well the court docket just says jury trial. So it has started. I can't find any news articles about the progress it must not be that newsworthy.
Link to court listener case search on it below.

If that's accurate, they've already had 4-days of jury trial so far (10/14-15 and 18-19). That is a pretty significant trial. I think we are all waiting anxiously to see the outcome. Having sat on the jury for a trial that ended up being declared a mistrial on the start of Day 4, there is no guarantee that the trial will lead to a verdict.
 

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Sotis and Voissem were both convicted of conspiracy to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA), attempted violation of the IEEPA and smuggling. Voissem was found not guilty of making false statements to a federal agency. They are scheduled to be sentenced on Jan. 6, 2022 and face a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine for attempting to violate the IEEPA, a maximum of 5 years and a $250,000 fine for the IEEPA conspiracy, and a maximum of 10 years and a $250,000 fine for smuggling. A federal district court judge will determine any sentence after considering the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.
 

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Sotis and Voissem were both convicted of conspiracy to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA), attempted violation of the IEEPA and smuggling. Voissem was found not guilty of making false statements to a federal agency. They are scheduled to be sentenced on Jan. 6, 2022 and face a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine for attempting to violate the IEEPA, a maximum of 5 years and a $250,000 fine for the IEEPA conspiracy, and a maximum of 10 years and a $250,000 fine for smuggling. A federal district court judge will determine any sentence after considering the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.


"Testimony at trial also showed that Sotis threatened a government witness not to cooperate with the federal investigation."

LOL, how stupid can you be? 🤣
 
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