Haiti Diaspora - Lucie Tondreau sentenced to 65 months in prison for Mortgate Fraud

Lucie Tondreau, a community activist who made political history in North Miami and was a symbol of hope for many in her community, was sentenced to 65 months in prison on Tuesday by a federal judge for her role in an $11 million mortgage fraud scam.

Suspended North Miami Mayor Lucie Tondreau being interviewed by the media
Suspended North Miami Mayor Lucie Tondreau being interviewed by the media

A Miami federal jury found her guilty of conspiracy and wire-fraud charges after a two-week trial featuring emotional testimony from individuals who acted as "straw buyers" and said they trusted Tondreau. She faced a sentence of up to 30 years in prison and has remained in custody since her conviction last December.

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Patrick Princivil says...

loire à Dieu,

sé sa pou yo fè ak kolon malonèt en Haiti yo

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