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Sentencing for Rochester man who helped criminals get lighter sentences

Updated: 04/09/2014 7:05 AM
Created: 04/09/2014 3:57 AM WHEC.com

A sentence will be handed down Wednesday in the case of an anti-violence advocate accused of taking money from convicted criminals in exchange for helping them get more lenient sentences.

Police say Ronald House used his influence to negotiate lower sentences for criminals. Prosecutors say House often appeared in front of judges on their behalf or had influential people write character references for them.

Arguments were heard in a Buffalo court because many of those involved in the case have ties to Rochester's legal community.





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