3rd Circ. Says Former Le-Nature's Exec Can't Lower Sentence

Law360, Philadelphia (June 7, 2017, 5:36 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit on Wednesday said a district judge was correct in refusing to reduce the prison sentence of the onetime executive of now-defunct bottling company Le-Nature's Inc. who in 2011 pled guilty in connection to a $660 million swindle of banks and investors.

In a one-page opinion, the appeals court panel affirmed a March decision by U.S. District Judge Alan N. Bloch. That judge said he found no reason to reduce the 20-year sentence being served by former Le-Nature's CEO Gregory J. Podlucky after he...
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