From Landlord To Locked Up: The Long Arm Of The SCRA

Law360, New York (August 21, 2014, 10:32 AM EDT) -- On May 17, 2007, Randall McLeod pled guilty to a class A misdemeanor for violating the eviction protections of Section 531 of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA).[1] The court sentenced McLeod to six months in prison, one year of supervised relief, a $1,000 fine, and a payment of $15,300.28 in restitution. In addition to the criminal charges brought by the United States attorney’s office, the district court also ordered McLeod to pay $15,300.28 in restitution to his former tenants.[2]

These severe punishments stemmed from McLeod’s...
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