Facing 85 Years, Former Impath Pres. Gets Less Than 4

Law360, New York (May 31, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge in Manhattan sentenced the former president of Impath Inc. to three and a half years in prison Tuesday, bringing to a close the criminal prosecution of the man U.S. prosecutors claimed was responsible for costing the company’s investors and employees $260 million and driving Impath into bankruptcy.

Richard P. Adelson could have been sentenced to as many as 85 years in jail.

“I’m relieved that the judge approached this in a decent and human way, and understood that there are considerations other than...
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