Fraudster Gets Up To 16 More Years For Prison Hit Plot

Law360, New York (February 6, 2012, 6:19 PM EST) -- A former mortgage company executive convicted for a loan scheme that cost major banks more than $100 million was sentenced Monday to 8 to 16 more years for trying to hire a hit man to kill one of the witnesses who had helped put him in prison.

The former CEO of AFG Financial Group Inc., Aaron Hand, 40, pled guilty Jan. 23 to conspiracy to commit murder in the first and second degrees for asking an undercover investigator posing as a contract killer to murder a...
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