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wakeme2008 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-23-06 09:24 PM
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YES Skilling is now on ankle monitor..... No bond .......
IMHO the Judge does not trust Skilling...

http://www.rawstory.com/showarticle.php?src=http%3A%2F%...

Skilling sentenced to 24 years in prison

..cut...

U.S. District Judge Sim Lake denied Skilling's request for bond and ordered him to home confinement, wearing an ankle monitor. Lake, who told the U.S. Bureau of Prisons to recommend when Skilling should report to prison, suggested the 52-year-old be sent to the federal facility in Butner, N.C., for his role in a case that came to symbolize corporate fraud in America.

"His crimes have imposed on hundreds if not thousands a life sentence of poverty," Lake said.

..more at link....

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Imagevision Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-23-06 09:34 PM
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1. Sent to the federal facility in Butner, N.C. - he's going to love the weather
skilling should have dropped dead in costa rica like kenny-boy tsk-tsk-tsk!!
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Catherine Vincent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-23-06 09:40 PM
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3. Buttner, NC?
:spray:
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Imagevision Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-23-06 09:36 PM
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2. I don't get it? why is Skilling going home and not directly to prison?
anyone?
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wakeme2008 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-23-06 09:41 PM
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4. Same thing happened in the Martha Stewart case
The Bureau of Prisons was asked when they wanted her to show up... :shrug:
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kskiska Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-23-06 10:24 PM
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6. How about a close-up photo of Skilling's leg
with the monitor, like the one of Martha?
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dajoki Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-23-06 10:12 PM
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5. Do not pass go...
Go directly to jail. LOL
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