Skip to comments.Democratic Fundraiser Norman Hsu Sentenced to 3 Years in Calif. Fraud Case
Posted on 01/04/2008 12:40:04 PM PST by frogjerk
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. A judge on Friday sentenced disgraced political donor Norman Hsu to three years in state prison after rejecting the one-time Democratic rainmaker's bid to throw out a 16-year-old fraud conviction.
Hsu's lawyers had asked Superior Court Judge Stephen Hall to dismiss his 1992 no contest plea, arguing his right to a speedy trial was violated because authorities weren't actively pursuing him during his years as a fugitive. They could easily have arrested Hsu, his lawyers argued, at one of the fundraisers he hosted in California for prominent local politicians.
Hsu also faces federal fraud charges in New York.
His troubles began dogging Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton and other big-name Democrats last summer when news reports revealed he was a fugitive who fled the state before he was sentenced for the 1992 fraud conviction. He turned himself in on Aug. 31 -- then fled again.
He was recaptured in September in Colorado after he tried to kill himself by overdosing on drugs aboard an eastbound Amtrak train. Hsu has since been held without bail in a Redwood City jail.
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Sweet, Hillary is next. - TAB
Hillary has just received two blows in two days.
Bill might start getting jealous soon...
Status conference set for Jan. 15 in Paul v Clinton.
I’ll bet if he’d known he was only gonna get 3 years he wouldn’t have attempted suicide!!
That ought to keep him quiet until after the election.
Three years? That’s it? Depending on whether he gets any time in the New York case, he could be out in time to help Hillary raise money for her next White House run.
He is just where he belongs.
The Clintoon cronies always take the fall — the Toons always skate.
Will this even show up in the evening news????
It isn’t the jail that he was afraid of...
Won’t see this on MSM
Are their any actuaries out there that could compile the stats to this question?
What is the actually number of people that you have worked for or with that have gone to prison or died in a violent manner (non military)
I dont know about you but I know of no one that I have ever worked for or with that have gone to prison. But the Clintons have had MANY of their collegues go to jail. That would be an interesting stat.
Why isn’t he hanging from the gallows?
He’ll be out in time to help fund Hillary’s re-election campaign!
Musta been THIS dog!!!
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