Former State House Speaker Sentenced - WECT, weather & sports Wilmington, NC

Former State House Speaker Sentenced

RALEIGH-- A federal court judge in Raleigh sentenced Jim Black to more than five years in prison this morning.

Before hearing his fate, Black apologized to the court for what he called stupid mistakes had had made.

Black pled guilty in February to illegally accepting money from chiropractors while promoting their industry.

The judge could have sentenced Black to ten years in prison and a $250,000 fine.


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