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This section covers sentencing regarding the defendant committing the offense in order to facilitate or conceal the commission of another crime.
2010 FEDERAL SENTENCING GUIDELINES MANUAL
CHAPTER FIVE – DETERMINING THE SENTENCE
PART K – DEPARTURES
2. OTHER GROUNDS FOR DEPARTURE
§5K2.9. Criminal Purpose (Policy Statement)
If the defendant committed the offense in order to facilitate or conceal the commission of another offense, the court may increase the sentence above the guideline range to reflect the actual seriousness of the defendant’s conduct.
Historical Note: Effective November 1, 1987.
(EFFECTIVE November 1, 2010)
United States Sentencing Commission