Probation Violations Land TV Producer Back In Prison

Law360, New York (January 19, 2011, 6:03 PM EST) -- A Hollywood producer who collected more than $3.4 million from investors for a phony television series based on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has been resentenced to four years in prison for probation violations.

Judge Manuel Real of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California sentenced Joseph M. Medawar, 48, Tuesday to 45 months in prison after finding he violated his probation by padding his reported hours of community service with time allegedly spent at the gym, going to movies and eating...
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