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CD, DVD pirate sentenced to 5 years in prison

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A Senegalese man was sentenced to five years in prison and ordered Wednesday to pay the Motion Picture Association of America and the Recording Industry Association of America $71,000 in restitution for his role in an Atlanta-based DVD and CD pirating operation that unlawfully sold millions of copies of copyrighted works without authorization from rights holders. 413 more words


Emmy-Winning TV Producer Sentenced To Prison For Attempting To Murder His Tenant

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — An Emmy-winning television producer was sentenced to state prison Thursday for attempting to murder one of his tenants in Studio City. 144 more words


Suburban Immigration Lawyer Gets 15 Months For Asylum Scam

CHICAGO (CBS) — Robert Dekelaita cheated the immigration system like “a well-oiled machine,” the feds say.

When he found a client seeking asylum in the United States, typically from Iraq, the suburban attorney would quickly forge that person’s name on an application and pepper the person’s life story with horrific hardships, including kidnappings, bombings and religious persecution — all false. 500 more words


Man sentenced for traveling from North Carolina to buy drugs

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — A North Carolina man has been sentenced to more than four years in federal prison for drug trafficking.

Prosecutors say 27-year-old Antonio Freeland traveled to Connecticut three times in 2016 to buy drugs, including heroin, cocaine, and marijuana. 115 more words


Milford psychiatrist sentenced for illegal drug distribution, health care fraud

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A Milford psychiatrist who illegally prescribed drugs to patients and improperly billed health insurers has been sentenced to prison, according to Connecticut’s U.S. 355 more words



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Former Teacher Sentenced To Prison For Sexually Assaulting Teenager

SANTA ANA (CBSLA.com) — A 56-year-old English teacher who slashed his throat following his conviction for sexually assaulting a teenage relative of his live-in girlfriend was sentenced to prison on Friday. 182 more words