Crime/Justice

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.: Haitian gets 33 months in prison for bribery – Florida Wires – MiamiHerald.com


logomhA Haitian trying to avoid deportation is going to spend the next 33 months in a federal prison.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office reports that Jean Therve was sentenced on Thursday for attempting to bribe a federal immigration official.

The 29-year-old Haitian was accused of offering a deportation officer $3,000 in late 2011 to release him from a federal detention center. After a series of conversations, Therve arranged to have an initial payment of $1,400 delivered to the officer.

Marsh said that Therve will be deported back to Haiti once he completes his prison sentence. via  – MiamiHerald.com

.

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s