Ex-Telecom Exec Wants Lower Sentence After FCPA Plea

Law360, New York (September 6, 2011, 5:03 PM EDT) -- The former head of a Miami telecommunications company who pled guilty in May to paying more than $500,000 in bribes to Honduran officials asked a federal court on Saturday to give him a prison sentence of less than the five-year statutory maximum.

Jorge Granados, the former CEO and founder of LatiNode Inc., told the court that his age, 55, his diagnosis of Restless Leg Syndrome and a potential future diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease qualify him for a reduced sentence.

His sentencing hearing is scheduled for Wednesday....
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