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Exec Should Get 5 Years Regardless Of Appeal, Judge Says

Law360, New York (January 12, 2018, 5:53 PM EST) -- A Manhattan federal judge sentenced former text-message industry executive Fraser Thompson to five years in prison Friday for a mass mobile billing ripoff, and warned that she would be inclined to give him a longer sentence if he knocks out an identity theft conviction on appeal.

U.S. District Judge Katherine B. Forrest's comments came at the end of the sentencing for the 36-year-old father of two, who was convicted by a jury in September of three counts related to fraud and money laundering and one of...
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