TITLE

John, Timothy Rigas Go to Jail Aug. 13

AUTHOR(S)
Farrell, Mike
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Multichannel News;7/9/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 27, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that former Adelphia Communications Corp. executives John Rigas and Timothy Rigas will start serving their lengthy prison sentences on August 13, 2007, according to U.S. District Court Judge Leonard Sand ruling on June 27, 2007. John Rigas was being imposed with 15-year sentence and 20-year sentence for his son Timothy Rigas. The two executives appealed their convictions on 18 counts of fraud and conspiracy related to the accounting scandal and lost that appeal.
ACCESSION #
25736125

 

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