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Bookout sentenced to 18 months in prison

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DAY OF RECKONING: For Sen. Paul Bookout.
  • DAY OF RECKONING: For Sen. Paul Bookout.
Paul Bookout, the former Senate president pro tem who pleaded guilty to felony mail fraud last year, was sentenced to 18 months of federal prison today. U.S. District Judge Brian Miller also ordered Bookout to pay $150,048 in restitution, according to court records. He's to report to prison May 2. 

Bookout entered a negotiated plea last year related to expense account abuse. 

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