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.

Read the story here, here, here and here.

Read the DOJ announcement here.

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