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  • Michael Cohen Gets 3 Years....

    12/12/2018 9:20:13 AM PST · by Trump_the_Evil_Left · 95 replies
    NBC News ^ | 12/12/18 | By Tom Winter, Hannah Rappleye, Jonathan Dienst and Minyvonne Burke
    An emotional Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer and fixer, was sentenced Wednesday to 3 years after pleading guilty to nine federal charges stemming from his failure to report millions of dollars in income making secret payments to women who claimed they had affairs with Trump. One of the charges Cohen pleaded guilty to included a separate charge, stemming from Robert Mueller's probe into Tump's potential collusion with Russia, that he lied to Congress about his dealings with a proposed Trump Tower in Moscow.
  • Trump's ex-lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen sentenced to 3 years in prison

    12/12/2018 9:12:55 AM PST · by conservative98 · 27 replies
    CNBC ^ | Published 3 Mins Ago | Dan Mangan Kevin Breuninger
    Michael Cohen, the former personal lawyer and fixer for President Donald Trump, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison.
  • Jailed NASA scientist says he is being held hostage by Turkish government

    08/28/2018 4:04:04 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 20 replies
    Turkish Minute ^ | August 28, 2018 | TM
    Dr. Serkan Gölge, a NASA scientist who was sentenced to seven years, six months in prison in February due to his alleged links to the Gülen movement, has said he has been unlawfully kept behind bars for two years, which he says shows he is being held hostage by the Turkish government, the t24 news website reported on Tuesday. A dual citizen of the US and Turkey, Gölge, 38, was detained as part of an investigation into the Gülen movement, which the government accuses of masterminding a coup attempt on July 15, 2016, on July 23, 2016. He was arrested...
  • Leading Turkish human rights defender sentenced for Twitter post

    02/22/2018 11:47:50 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 4 replies
    France 24 ^ | 2018-02-22 | Leela JACINTO
    A Turkish court on Wednesday sentenced Omer Faruk Gergerlioglu, one of the country’s leading human rights advocates, to two-and-a-half years in jail for a 2016 Twitter post advocating peace. A former head of Mazlumdar, a prominent Turkish human rights group, Gergerlioglu was sentenced for “disseminating terrorist propaganda”, a charge he denies.The 53-year-old human rights activist was sentenced for a message he posted on Twitter on October 9, 2016, when he downloaded a photograph of a World Peace Day demonstration featuring Kurdish mothers protesting behind two symbolic coffins, one draped in the Turkish flag and the other in a Kurdistan Workers’...
  • Sweden: Man Sentenced For Eating Bacon In Front Of Muslims

    09/01/2017 6:27:57 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 61 replies
    A 53-year-old man from Stockholm has been convicted of offensive behaviour, as he among other things ate bacon in front of three women in hijab on a commuter train. It was on a commuter train in Stockholm, that the man began to eat bacon in front of three veiled women, reports marsta.nu. According to the prosecution, the man demonstrative began to chew the pork in front of the women, and then followed them when they changed seats. The whole thing lasted a few minutes. He apparently also has said that he hates Muslims and negroes. The man was prosecuted partly...
  • UK Man Sentenced For ‘Offending’ Muslims On Police Facebook Page

    08/09/2016 6:03:21 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/09/16 | Raheem Kassam
    A man from Manchester in the United Kingdom has been sentenced to 180 hours unpaid work and a 12-month community order after posting comments that were said to be “grossly offensive” towards Muslims. Stephen Bennett, 39, reportedly took to the Greater Manchester Police’s Facebook page to post comments “concerning an Asian woman” as well as another which was “likely to be offensive to Muslims”. While the Greater Manchester Police refused to disclose the details of the case to Breitbart London, he is said to have also written: “Don’t come over to this country and treat it like your own. Britain...
  • Montreal robber scarred by acid during botched heist sentenced to 12 years

    06/30/2016 5:53:20 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 14 replies
    Montreal Gazette ^ | June 29, 2016 | Paul Cherry
    A man whose face was left permanently scarred after the tables were turned on him when he and an accomplice tried to rob a jewelry store in Park Extension has been sentenced to a 12-year prison term. Richardson François, 31, received the sentence Wednesday afternoon during a hearing at the Montreal courthouse. Quebec Court Judge Hélène Morin mentioned the fact that François ‎remains heavily scarred by the nitric acid that was tossed in his face in January 2013 while reading from her judgment. But she did not list it as a mitigating factor when she explained how she reached the...
  • Sheldon Silver sentenced to 12 years for corruption schemes that netted him $4 million

    05/03/2016 3:39:41 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 30 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 5/3/16 | Victoria Bekiempis, Stephen Rex Brown
    For two decades, Sheldon Silver served as one of the most powerful men in New York State. On Tuesday, a judge ordered he serve the next 12 years in prison.
  • Sacramento man sentenced to prison for beating dogs, threatening roommate

    05/17/2014 2:06:10 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 8 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | 5/16/14 | Cathy Locke
    A Sacramento man accused of beating, choking and hanging his pet dogs has been sentenced to 15 years and six months in prison. A jury in March convicted Robert Lee Brian, 49, of three counts of felony animal cruelty, one count of assault and one count of criminal threat. He was sentenced Friday by Sacramento Superior Court Judge Steve White. Brian was arrested Oct. 7, 2013, for assaulting and threatening to shoot a female roommate after an early morning argument. After his arrest, Sacramento County Animal Care and Regulation received multiple complaints regarding the condition of Brian’s male pit bull...
  • Alec Baldwin stalker found guilty: Genevieve Sabourin sentenced to 210 days in jail

    11/14/2013 8:54:02 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 11/14/2013 | SHAYNA JACOBS AND CORKY SIEMASZKO
    The obsessed French-Canadian actress who made Alec Baldwin’s life a living hell was found guilty Thursday of stalking and other charges. Genevieve Sabourin, who turned her trial into a circus when she heckled Baldwin and his wife Hilaria on the stand, stayed silent and looked glum as the judge declared her guilty on all counts — and gave her a piece of his mind. “You had no right to continue communications or pursue contact you knew to be unwanted and unwelcome,” Manhattan Criminal Court Judge Robert Mandelbaum said. “Your relentless and escalating campaign of threats and in person appearances in...
  • Ex-Detroit mayor sentenced to 28 years in prison for corruption (Kwame the K)

    10/10/2013 10:58:13 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 76 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 10/10/2013
    <p>Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced Thursday to 28 years in prison for corruption, the apparent last step after a series of scandals destroyed his political career and helped steer a crisis-laden city even deeper into trouble.</p> <p>Kilpatrick, who served as mayor from 2002 until fall 2008, fattened his bank account by tens of thousands of dollars, traveled the country in private planes and even strong-armed his campaign fundraiser for stacks of cash hidden in her bra, according to evidence at trial.</p>
  • Manning sentenced to 35 years in WikiLeaks case

    08/21/2013 7:22:22 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 108 replies
  • Bicyclist sentenced for fatal S.F. crash

    08/16/2013 2:39:13 PM PDT · by Lonely Bull · 15 replies
    sfgate.com ^ | Thursday, August 15, 2013 | Ellen Huet
    A bicyclist who fatally struck a 71-year-old man who was crossing the street in San Francisco's Castro neighborhood was sentenced Thursday to three years of probation and 1,000 hours of community service. Chris Bucchere, 37, cut a deal with prosecutors last month, pleading guilty to felony vehicular manslaughter and avoiding a jury trial that could have exposed him to prison time if he had been convicted. The charge was the most serious ever brought in the U.S. against a cyclist in a fatal crash with a pedestrian, said District Attorney George Gascón. He said the victim's family did not want...
  • Bradley Manning sentenced to 90 years in prison

    08/06/2013 9:42:54 PM PDT · by Nachum · 31 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 8/6/13 | Josh Peterson
    U.S. Army Private First Class Bradley Manning’s maximum prison sentence of 136 years was reduced to a maximum sentence of 90 years behind bars. Judge Denise Lind, an Army colonel, announced Manning’s reduced sentence during a closed session at Ft. Meade, Md., on Tuesday. Lind agreed in part to a motion proposed by the defense to merge various charges against Manning. “She merged two Espionage specifications for transmission of the Iraq and Afghan SigActs, the theft and transmission of the Guantanamo Bay Detainee Assessment Briefs (DABs), Kerry, Hagel and Russians Will Meet
  • Paroled Felon Sentenced To 35 Years For Occupy Oakland Shooting, Sex Assault

    01/24/2013 2:46:06 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies
    CBS San Francisco ^ | 1/24/13 | CBS SF
    OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A paroled felon was sentenced Thursday to 35 years and eight months in state prison in connection with the fatal shooting death of a man near the former Occupy Oakland encampment in November 2011 and for a sexual assault that occurred five days later. Issac McDaniels, 32, of Oakland, had faced a potential life term for sexually assaulting a woman on 13th Avenue in Oakland on Nov. 15, 2011, but prosecutors dropped a kidnapping charge against him last November in exchange for him pleading no contest to four felonies. The charges are forced oral copulation and...
  • Former MO Governor Sentenced For Laundering Funds to Democrats

    07/09/2012 3:58:21 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 7/9/12 | Jim Hoft
    Former Missouri Democrat Governor Roger Wilson was sentenced today for misusing money to make political donations. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported, via Free Republic: Former Missouri Gov. Roger Wilson was sentenced to probation in federal court here Monday for misusing money to make political donations. U.S. Magistrate Judge Mary Ann Medler’s sentence was expected. Wilson faced probation to six months in prison under federal sentencing guidelines. His lawyer, Robert Haar, had asked for probation, citing his long public service record. After a lengthy investigation, Wilson was indicted in April on a misdemeanor insurance charge for laundering a total $8,000 in...
  • Tony Rezko sentenced to 10.5 years in prison (wow!)

    11/22/2011 9:17:22 AM PST · by STARWISE · 114 replies · 2+ views
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | 11-22-11 | Natasha Korecki
    A federal judge sentenced Tony Rezko to 10 1/2 years in prison Tuesday, describing his actions under Rod Blagojevich’s tenure as “selfish and corrupt.” Rezko has already served about 44 months. His daughter burst into tears at hearing the sentence. U.S. District Judge Amy St. Eve said she found it offensive that Rezko put at risk the Teachers’ Retirement System by scheming for kickbacks with a board member in 2004. “You put their retirements at risk for your own greed and your own thirst for power,” St. Eve said. A pale, thin Rezko gave a brief statement before he learned...
  • (Kevin) Ring sentenced to 20 months in lobbying scandal

    10/26/2011 12:06:47 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 2 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 10/26/11 | Nedra Pickler - AP
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A former lobbyist who was a rising star under Jack Abramoff's tutelage was sentenced Wednesday to nearly two years in prison for giving public officials meals and event tickets. Kevin Ring argued up until his emotional sentencing hearing that he was operating in a corrupt Washington environment controlled by people with money and that he did not break the law. "I found a ridiculous system full of gray areas and I manipulated it," a sobbing Ring told the judge in asking her not to lock him up. It was the first time he spoke about the charges...
  • Somali pirates sentenced to life in U.S. prison

    03/14/2011 3:12:06 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 20 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 3/14/11 | Jeremy Pelofsky - Reuters
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Five Somali men were sentenced on Monday to spend the rest of their lives in a U.S. prison after being convicted of piracy and trying to attack an American warship off the coast of Africa last year. In November the group was convicted by a jury in a federal court in Virginia on charges of piracy, attacking to plunder a vessel and various other firearms and weapons charges. Piracy off the coast of Somalia has been a growing problem over the last several years, with pirate gangs making tens of millions of dollars in ransoms, .. The...
  • LTC. Terry Lakin Sentenced

    12/16/2010 1:17:21 PM PST · by Cardhu · 801 replies · 18+ views
    CAAFLOG ^ | December 16, 2010 | Christopher Mathews,
    Lakin Sentenced 1545: Sentence announced. Dismissal, confinement for 6 months, total forfeitures. CAAFLOG