Posts Tagged ‘sentenced’

France’s Sarkozy Sentenced To Year Of House Arrest In Campaign Financing Case

PARIS (AP) — French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy was convicted and sentenced to a year of house arrest Thursday for illegal campaign financing of his unsuccessful 2012 reelection bid. The court will allow him to serve the sentence at home by wearing an electronic monitoring bracelet. Sarkozy, France’s president from 2007 to 2012, had vigorously denied […]

Colorado School Shooter Sentenced to Life Without Parole

DENVER—A judge on Friday sentenced a former student to life in prison without parole for a 2019 shooting inside a suburban Denver high school that killed one teenager and injured eight others, telling the defendant he had shown no remorse and had failed to help a devastated community understand his actions. Devon Erickson, now 20, […]

Proud Boys Leader Who Burned BLM Flag, Violated DC Gun Laws Sentenced to 5 Months in Prison

Henry “Enrique” Tarrio, the leader of the far-right, neo-fascist hate group known as the Proud Boys, has been sentenced to 155 days behind bars for burning a Black Lives Matter flag in December and bringing high-capacity rifle magazines to Washington, D.C., in the days leading up to the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection. The sentence was […]

Former DEA agent sentenced to over 13 years in prison

Convicted for nine crimes related to theft, official misconduct, and obstruction, a former U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) special agent was sentenced Thursday to more than 13 years in federal prison. Between 2009 and 2016, DEA Special Agent Chad Scott and DEA Task Force Officer Rodney Gemar stole the personal property of arrestees, including items […]

Man Sentenced to Nearly 9 Years in Prison for Torching Store During 2020 Riots

A 29-year-old Illinois man was sentenced Tuesday to nearly nine years in federal prison for setting fire to a cell phone store in Minneapolis during the riots in 2020. Matthew Lee Rupert was sentenced to 105 months in prison approximately four months after pleading guilty to arson. Rupert will also serve three years of supervised […]

U.K. Jews Can Rest Easy After Teen ‘Neo-Nazi’ Satanic Terror Bomber Sentenced To Early Curfew And Ankle Monitoring

Jews in the U.K. were able to finally breathe a collective sigh of relief after a 17-year-old boy from the west of England — arrested in 2019 for offenses including downloading instructional materials on violence and explosives making — was sentenced to house arrest restrictions for “terrorism” offenses last week, Gloucestershire police said: Extreme right-wing […]

24 Muslim Brotherhood members sentenced to death in Egypt

An Egyptian kangaroo court on Thursday sentenced 24 members of the Muslim Brotherhood to death in two separate cases, the daily Sabah reported. The state-owned Al-Ahram newspaper said the Damanhour Criminal Court ordered the death penalty for 16 defendants affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood, including Mohamed Sweidan, a regional leader of the organization, for their involvement […]

UK Cat Killer Sentenced To Prison For Stabbing 16 Cats, Killing 9

LONDON (AP) — A former security guard who knifed nine cats to death in night-time attacks in the English seaside city of Brighton was sentenced Friday to more than five years in prison. Steve Bouquet, 54, was convicted of attacking 16 cats, nine of them fatally, between late 2018 and mid-2019 in Brighton, 50 miles […]

Hong Kong Protester Sentenced To 9 Years In First Prosecution Under Security Law

HONG KONG (AP) — A pro-democracy protester was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison in the closely watched first prosecution under Hong Kong’s national security law as the ruling Communist Party tightens control over the territory. Tong Ying-kit, 24, was convicted of inciting secession and terrorism for driving his motorcycle into a group of […]

‘Bisexual’ Online ‘Neo-Nazi’ Who Called For ‘Extermination’ Of Jews Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison

A UK court has sentenced another young man who fantasized online about being ‘Neo-Nazi’ and “exterminating Jews” to a 7-year prison term — despite the fact that he harmed no one in the real world: Andrew Dymock, 24, from Bath, led the outlawed groups System Resistance Network (SRN) and Sonnenkrieg Division. He was convicted of […]

DAPL Saboteur Jessica Reznicek Sentenced To Eight Years

Des Moines, IA – On Wednesday, June 30, Jessica Reznicek was sentenced to eight years in federal prison after she admitted to sabotaging the widely opposed Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) in 2017. Reznicek previously had pleaded guilty to the charge of Conspiracy to Damage an Energy Facility. She is also ordered to pay over 3 […]

6th Detroit cop sentenced to prison for extortion

Convicted on six counts of extortion, a former Detroit police officer was recently sentenced to 80 months in federal prison for accepting more than $6,000 in bribes from collision shop owners. Five other Detroit police officers have pleaded guilty to similar charges. In December 2017, two current Detroit police officers and four former Detroit cops […]

Two Jordanian ex-officials sentenced to 15 years in prison over alleged coup plot

A Jordanian court sentenced a former top aid to King Abdullah II and a minor member of the royal family on Monday to serve 15 years in prison on charges of plotting against the monarchy with foreign assistance. The court found Bassem Awadallah, who once served as head of the royal court and finance minister […]

CNN’s Super Hero Lawyer Michael Avenatti Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Extortion – Cries in Courtroom

CNN’s favorite lawyer Michael Avenatti was handed a 30-month prison sentence on Thursday for attempting to extort Nike for a whopping $25 million dollars. The punishment for the ‘Creepy Porn Lawyer’ is less than the eleven years recommended by federal guidelines and is likely to disappoint federal prosecutors, who sought a much more “substantial” sentence. […]

Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22.5 years for murder of George Floyd

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced to 22 and a half years on Friday for the murder of George Floyd. The sentencing closes a chapter in a case that sparked global outrage and a reckoning on racial disparities in America, and across the world. George Floyd’s daughter Gianna spoke in a video shown […]

UK Man Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison On ‘Terror’ Charges: ‘Jews Have To Be The Worst People On The Earth’

Michael Nugent, 38, a Surrey man with “extreme right-wing” views — who expressed “hatred” towards ethnic minorities and shared terrorist-related material online to thousands of people — has been jailed after pleading guilty to a series of terror-related offences and appeared at Kingston Crown Court for sentencing: Nugent posted “toxic, offensive material” to websites and […]

NASA Researcher Sentenced For Concealing China Ties

A senior NASA scientist has been sentenced to 30 days in prison, months after he pleaded guilty to lying about his ties to a program backed by the Chinese regime designed to harvest talents from the West and transfer intellectual property to China. Meyya Meyyappan, 66, of Pacifica, California, was sentenced on Wednesday for making […]

El Salvador court to free woman sentenced to 30 years for death of foetus

 A court in El Salvador has ordered the release of a young woman sentenced to 30 years in prison for murder following the death of her unborn child in 2012, authorities said on Monday. Sara Rogel was arrested in October 2012 after going to a hospital with bleeding injuries caused by what she said was […]

Missouri Man Sentenced For Role In Largest “Organic Food” Fraud In American History

Two other Northwest Missouri men were sentenced to federal prison for their roles in the 142-million dollar grain fraud scheme, which federal prosecutors describe as the “Field of Schemes.” Steven Whiteside of Chillicothe pleaded guilty in December to signing a document that allowed Randy Constant to sell conventionally raised grain as certified organic and receive […]

Two Illegal Aliens Sentenced to 40 Years for Murdering Girl in Satanic Ritual

Two illegal alien gang members have been sentenced to 40 years in prison for brutally murdering a 15-year-old girl in Texas, in a satanic ritual. MS-13 Gang members Diego Hernandez Rivera, a 22-year-old illegal alien from El Salvador, and Miguel Alvarez Flores, a 26-year-old illegal alien from El Salvador, pleaded guilty to murdering 15-year-old Genesis Cornejo in […]

Whistleblower Craig Murray Sentenced To 8 Months In Prison Over His Reporting On Former Scottish First Minister’s Trial

The following was originally published as part of The Dissenter Newsletter. Former UK diplomat-turned whistleblower Craig Murray was sentenced to eight months in prison at the High Court in Edinburgh for contempt of court resulting from his coverage of the trial of former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond. A three-judge panel determined on March 25, 2021—following […]

Heshy Tischler sentenced to 10 days community service for inciting riot

Seven months after Heshy Tischler was charged with inciting a riot in Brooklyn’s Borough Park, the Orthodox activist and provocateur has been sentenced to 10 days of community service. Tischler, a radio host who is now running for City Council, was arrested in October on charges of unlawful imprisonment of a journalist and member of […]

British-Iranian Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe sentenced to one year in prison for ‘propaganda’ against Iran – lawyer

British-Iranian journalist and aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been handed a further one-year jail term after she was found guilty of propaganda activities against Iran, her lawyer has said. The charity worker has also been banned from leaving Iran for one year, her lawyer Hojjat Kermani told the Emtedad news website on Monday. Kermani said […]

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe sentenced to additional year in Iranian jail

British Iranian national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was on Monday sentenced to an additional year in prison for “spreading propaganda against the system”. Zaghari-Ratcliffe has already served a five-year prison sentence in Iran for spying, charges her family and employer, the Thomson Reuters Foundation, has always denied. Her lawyer Hojjat Kermani said her second charge was over […]

Jimmy Lai, Martin Lee, Among 10 HK Dissidents to Be Sentenced Over Outlawed Pro-Democracy Protest

10 Hong Kong dissidents are expected to be sentenced on April 16, including media mogul Jimmy Lai, for taking part in unauthorized assemblies in 2019 during the height of the anti-Beijing, pro-democracy movement. Lai and six other dissidents attended a mitigation hearing at the West Kowloon court building in the morning, over their roles at […]

3 sentenced to life in prison in absentia by Paris court over 2004 bombing that killed 9 French peacekeepers

A Paris court has sentenced two Ivorian men and a Belarusian mercenary to life in prison over a bombing in the Ivory Coast almost a decade ago that killed nine French peacekeepers and a US aid worker. The trio were convicted of being behind a bomb attack which struck near the Ivory Coast city of […]

Homeless man convicted of attacking anti-Netanyahu protester in Tel Aviv sentenced to prison

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French President Nicolas Sarkozy Sentenced To Prison In Corruption Conviction

TOPICS:CorruptionFranceNicolas SarkozyTyler Durden MARCH 1, 2021 By Tyler Durden A Paris court has found former French President Nicolas Sarkozy guilty of corruption – which is only the second time in modern history that a French head of state has gone down on such a charge – for which he’s been issued a sentence of three years in […]

Palestinian MP Khalida Jarrar Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison

February 19, 2020 Palestinian prisoner Khalida Jarrar. (Photo: via Social Media) By Khalida Jarrar UPDATE: On March 1, 2021, Palestinian MP Khalida Jarrar was formally sentenced by the Ofer Military Court to two years in prison and issued a fine of $1,200. She was arrested from her home in Ramallah in October 2019. She was accused of […]

France’s Nicolas Sarkozy Convicted Of Corruption, Sentenced To Jail

PARIS (AP) — A Paris court on Monday found French former President Nicolas Sarkozy guilty of corruption and influence peddling and sentenced him to one year in prison and a two-year suspended sentence. The 66-year-old politician, who was president from 2007 to 2012, was convicted for having tried to illegally obtain information from a senior […]

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