Ex-UN Head's Nephew Gets 6 Months For Korea Bribery Plot

Law360, New York (September 6, 2018, 3:14 PM EDT) -- A Manhattan federal judge sentenced the nephew of former United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon to six months in prison Thursday for trying to pay off a foreign official to fund an $800 million development in South Korea, expressing concern that a longer term would have led to his automatic deportation.

U.S. District Judge Edgardo Ramos called the sentencing of 40-year-old Dennis Bahn an extremely difficult one, before coming in far below below a request by prosecutors for a prison term in the range of six to seven years.

"I don't think that he will be involved in the criminal justice system...

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