Ex-Qwest VP Punished With House Arrest, $250K Fine

Law360, New York (March 6, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- A former executive of telecommunications giant Qwest Communications International was slapped with a $250,000 fine and home detention on Friday, two months after pleading guilty to one count of mail fraud as part of a bargaining agreement with federal prosecutors.

Last week, U.S. District Judge Robert Blackburn ordered Qwest’s former senior vice president, Marc Weisberg, to serve 60 days of home detention and two years of probation, in addition to the quarter-million-dollar fine.

Weisberg, who managed corporate investments and development for the Denver-based company, will be...
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