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Submitted: October 19, 2009

Before: JACOBS, Chief Judge, MINER and LIVINGSTON, Circuit Judges.

Defendant-appellant Gustavo Sierra (“Sierra”) appeals from a judgment of conviction and sentence entered on June 3, 2008, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (Batts, J.), following a guilty plea to one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute one kilogram or more of a substance containing a detectable amount of heroin, in violation of 21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a)(1), (b)(1), 846, and one count of conspiracy to launder narcotics proceeds, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1956(a)(1)(B)(i), (h). The District Court sentenced Sierra to concurrent terms of imprisonment of 135 months upon a determination that the base offense level under the United States Sentencing Guidelines (the “Guidelines”) for Sierra’s conviction for conspiracy to launder money, see 18 U.S.C. § 1956(a)(1)(B)(i), (h), was to be calculated in accordance with the amount of narcotics involved in his conviction for conspiracy to distribute narcotics, see 21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a)(1), (b)(1), 846. For the reasons that follow, we affirm the judgment of the District Court.

 
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