Haiti Telecom Exec Gets Sentence Cut To 18 Months

Law360, New York (May 29, 2012, 9:14 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Tuesday slashed the prison sentence of a former executive at Haiti's state-owned telecommunications company to 18 months after prosecutors sought a reduced sentence for his cooperation in a far-reaching bribery probe that has put several executives and government officials behind bars.

U.S. District Judge Jose E. Martinez's ruling reduced the 48-month prison sentence handed in June 2010 to Robert Antoine, the former director of international affairs for Telecommunications D’Haiti SAM, or Haiti Teleco, after he admitted in March that year to...
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