US Lenient In Sentence Demand For Ex-FTC Clerk

Law360, New York (July 7, 2011, 1:33 PM EDT) -- Prosecutors asked a Washington federal judge on Tuesday to sentence a former clerk for the Federal Trade Commission to less than two years in prison for stealing $217,000 of electronics from the agency and reselling them out of his home.

While federal sentencing guidelines recommend a sentence of between 18 and 24 months, prosecutors said a sentence on the low end of the guidelines was warranted because Harold Hughes, 58, of Arlington, Va., quickly confessed to his crime when questioned, has a long employment history and...
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March 11, 2011

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