California, United States of America
The following excerpt is from People v. Gomez, H037792 (Cal. App. 2013):
For a defendant sentenced to prison, "[c]ourts have interpreted section 1202.4 as limiting restitution awards to those losses arising out of the criminal activity that formed the basis of the conviction." (People v. Woods (2008) 161 Cal.App.4th 1045, 1049 (Woods); see also People v. Lai (2006) 138 Cal.App.4th 1227, 1247 [construing "criminal conduct" language in section 1202.4, subdivision (f)].)
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