Rezko gets 10 1/2 years

Fox Nation

Hailed by prosecutors as a “wake-up call,” Antoin Rezko was sentenced to 10½  years in prison today for extorting millions of dollars from firms seeking state  business or regulatory approval while he was a top fundraiser and adviser to  then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

Rezko’s daughter broke down sobbing as U.S.  District Judge Amy St. Eve handed down the sentence, telling Rezko his “selfish  and corrupt actions” had damaged the trust people have in their government.
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