Judge Calls Ex-Gemstar CEO’s Sentence Too Lenient

Law360, New York (December 20, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- A judge has delayed the sentencing of former Gemstar CEO Henry Yuen, saying that the penalty agreed to in the plea bargain is too lenient for the former executive, accused of aiding in a $248 million fraud.

The terms of the plea bargain require Yuen to sever six months of home detention, pay a $250,000 fine and donate $1 million to three Los Angeles area charities that benefit victims of fraud.

Judge John F. Walter, of the U.S. District Court for the District of Northern California,...
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