Financier Tim Durham's lawyer says the government's recommendation of up to 225 years in prison is unreasonable, considering the severity of the convictions.
The U.S. Attorney says eight prosecutors will be on call Election Day to address voter fraud allegations.
A hedge fund manager pleaded guilty to defrauding people of $7 million.
The federal government says it is trying to work with local law enforcement to make communities safer for their inhabitants and police officers.
The United States Attorney for Southern Indiana said his office collected more money from criminal and civil penalties in 2010 than it spent.