Terra Exec Seeks Lighter Sentence In Bribery Case

Law360, New York (September 26, 2011, 9:40 PM EDT) -- A former Terra Telecommunications Corp. executive, convicted in August on charges stemming from his alleged role in a scheme to bribe Haitian government officials, urged a Florida federal judge Friday to give him a prison term below the range laid out by sentencing guidelines.

Ex-Terra Executive Vice President Carlos Rodriguez lodged a motion for a variance or downward departure from the advisory sentencing range of 151 to 188 months, citing the sentences of his co-defendants and arguing that he is unlikely to re-offend.

Rodriguez and fellow...
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