TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau sentenced to 10 years in prison **
“If I ever write a book again, if I ever do another infomercial again, I promise no embellishment, no puffery and absolutely no lies,” Trudeau told U.S. District Judge Ronald Guzman in a remorseful tone. “I know going forward I will be a better person.”…
“He is a habitual liar and a fraudster,” Assistant U.S. Attorney April Perry said.
As a result of the size of the fraud and Trudeau’s two previous felony convictions, federal sentencing guidelines called for 20 to 25 years in prison, a range that Guzman said he thought was “appropriate.” However, he eventually agreed with prosecutors who said a 10-year term was sufficient since – unlike in many fraud cases – no one who bought Trudeau’s book was financially ruined.
Sometimes justice happens.
Yes, after they have been tried in a court of law and found guilty.
That guy sure had his hay day. His books were all the rage a few years ago. I remember seeing him getting grilled on 60 minutes (or 20/20) a few years back about verifying the sources of his “miracle cure cases” etc.