Corrupt Republican Anderson begs for mercy
October 9, 2007
Anchorage, Alaska - Alaska Republican, Tom "Corrupt Bastard" Anderson, is begging the judge for mercy before his sentencing next week.
After 10 months of lying to the media, and friends, about his innocence, Anderson has now acknowledged his guilt in a sentencing memorandum filed by his attorney that he broke the law, violated the public trust and must be punished.
The former state representative was convicted of seven felonies including conspiracy to commit extortion, bribery and money laundering.
A pre-sentence investigation report recommends he serve five to six years, but local legal experts say the judge could give him 10 to 15 years.
His lawyer is claiming in the memorandum that, except for the seven felonies, Anderson has been a "tireless and selfless representative and advocate for the people of the State of Alaska."
Anderson's sentencing hearing is Oct. 15th in Anchorage Federal Court.
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