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Arkansas Pol Sentenced In Federal Court On Corruption Charges

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Former Arkansas State Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson was sentenced to 50 months in jail on Tuesday as a part of a federal corruption case, Doug Thompson reports for Arkansas Online. That fifty month sentence states with an extra 46 month time period Hutchinson was sentenced to in state court docket.

Hutchinson was convicted on corruption prices for his function in a multi-million greenback scheme the place he funneled state contracts and grants to an organization that employed him as a lawyer. 4 different state senators and representatives had been additionally embroiled within the scheme.

Hutchinson resigned from his place in 2018 after he was indicted. As a senator, he served because the chair of the state senate’s Judiciary Committee. He pleaded responsible in 2020 to prices that he accepted bribes and dedicated tax fraud. Hutchinson is the nephew of anticipated Republican Presidential Candidate Asa Hutchinson, who is predicted to announce his candidacy this week.

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