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FORMER STATE SENATOR GETS 46 MONTHS IN JAIL FOR FRAUD Mike Todd, former Dem. state senator, was
sentenced to a term of 46 months after being convicted of money laundering and
mail fraud in which he illegally profited from a state program meant to aid
children in custody disputes. He was
amongst ten people indicted in the scandal in 1999 and pleaded for a lesser
sentence, though the sentence was the minimum under federal guidelines. In another case, Nick Wilson, former state
senator, was sentenced to 70 months for bilking state programs of nearly $2
million. (AOL News (AP),
state senator, Mike Todd, was convicted of money laundering and mail fraud and
faces up to 30 years in prison and $2.5 million in fines. Former senator, Steve Bell, was found
innocent of the same charges. Former
state senator, Nick Wilson, was convicted of tax evasion and is presently
serving a 70-month sentence. Todd and
EX-ARKANSAS SENATOR CONVICTED OF CORRUPTION. Former state Sen. Mike Todd of
(NYT, April 28, 1999, p. A18).
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