431 F2d 1208 United States v. Keller

431 F.2d 1208

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee,
v.
Gene Ward KELLER, Defendant-Appellant.

No. 25578.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

August 21, 1970.

Rehearing Denied September 10, 1970.

Eugene R. Nielson (argued), Ronald G. Neubauer, Seattle, Wash., for defendant-appellant.

Jerald Olson (argued), Asst. U. S. Atty., Stan Pitkin, U. S. Atty., Seattle, Wash., for plaintiff-appellee.

Before MERRILL and CARTER, Circuit Judges, and THOMPSON, District Judge.*

PER CURIAM:

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1

Appellant has been convicted, following trial to the court without a jury, of intercepting telephone communications by way of wire tap and of divulging the contents of such intercepted communications in violation of 47 U.S.C. § 605.

2

The record contains ample evidence to support the trial court's finding that the wire tap was not authorized by the sender and that the appellant acted knowingly and wilfully.

3

Judgment affirmed.

Notes:

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Honorable Bruce R. Thompson, United States District Judge for the District of Nevada, sitting by designation