Ex-US Rep. Renzi Gets 3 Years In Corruption Case

Law360, New York (October 28, 2013, 7:04 PM EDT) -- Former U.S. Rep. Rick Renzi, R-Ariz., was sentenced Monday to three years in prison on charges he tried to extort a mining company into buying land from a former business partner who owed him money.

Renzi, 55, was convicted in June on charges stemming from a federal land exchange involving property owned by James Sandlin, who owed the lawmaker $700,000. Renzi allegedly tried to coerce Resolution Copper Co. into buying Sandlin’s land in exchange for legislation that would allow the company to drill for copper in...
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USA v. Renzi et al


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4:08-cr-00212

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Arizona

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February 21, 2008

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