Blagojevich Crony Gets 10 1/2 Years For Bribery, Fraud

Law360, Chicago (November 22, 2011, 12:53 PM EST) -- A top political fundraiser for former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was sentenced Tuesday to 126 months in prison after he was convicted in 2008 of taking part in a fraud scheme to trade state business for kickbacks and bribes.

The long-awaited sentence that U.S. District Judge Amy St. Eve doled out to Antoin "Tony" Rezko for the 16 fraud, bribery and money laundering charges on which a jury found him guilty fell just below the term of 11 to 15 years that the government requested....
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USA v. Levine et al


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1:05-cr-00691

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Illinois Northern

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August 2, 2005

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