Adelphia boys off to jail

August 2007
CED;Aug2007, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p8
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The article reports that Adelphia Communications Corp.'s founder, John Rigas, and his son Timothy were ordered to report to prison on August 13, 2007 by a federal judge, after the two were convicted on charges of securities fraud, conspiracy to commit bank fraud and bank fraud in the U.S. John Rigas was sentenced to 15 years in prison, and his son to 20.


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