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Ex-Bankrate VP Gets 5 Years Despite Cooperating With Gov't

Law360, New York (January 12, 2018, 10:45 PM EST) -- A Miami federal judge Friday handed a five-year prison sentence to a former Bankrate Inc. vice president of finance who admitted he schemed to lie about the rate-shopping company’s finances after he asked for leniency, citing his plan to testify against his former boss at an upcoming trial.

Hyunjin Lerner’s request for a prison sentence at less than the five-year maximum fell on deaf ears as U.S. District Judge K. Michael Moore threw the book at him.

Lerner settled with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission...
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USA v. Lerner

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Florida Southern

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March 28, 2017

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