Tuesday, September 12, 2006
Tom Noe, an Ohio Republican fundraiser and rare coin dealer, was sentenced today to two years and three months in prison, in addition to receiving a fine. (see AP here) He pleaded guilty to these charges related to campaign funds, but has pleaded not guilty to other charges pending against him. According to Reuters here, Noe said he felt "pressured by Bush campaign officials."
For background on this case see-
Ohio Republican Fundraiser Pleads Guilty to Three Charges here
The Dominoes Start Falling here
Noe Faces A State Indictment here