Monday, February 22, 2010
Bernard Kerik, Former NYC Police Commissioner, Sentenced To 48 Months For Frauds
Bernard B. Kerik, 54, of New York City, was sentenced last week to 4 years in prison following his guilty plea on 8 felony counts last November, including one count of obstructing and impeding the due administration of the internal revenue laws, one count of aiding in the preparation of a false tax return, one count of making a false statement on a loan application, and five counts of making false statements to the federal government. Kerik must also pay restitution in the amount of $187,931. Kerik was originally indicted in 2007 following revelations from his 2003 White House vetting for the position of Secretary of Homeland Security.