Key Blagojevich Witness Gets 10 Days For Role In Scheme

Law360, Chicago (March 28, 2012, 7:30 PM EDT) -- An ex-chief of staff for incarcerated former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was sentenced to 10 days in prison Wednesday for his role in the U.S. Senate seat extortion scheme that helped bring Blagojevich down, hearing his punishment after years of what a prosecutor called substantial government cooperation.

U.S. District Judge James Zagel sentenced John Harris to 10 days of incarceration and two years of supervised release and ordered him to cough up a $1,000 fine for the single count of conspiracy to solicit funds that he...
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