Richie Farmer Sentenced to 27 Months in Prison for Political-Abuse Scandal

Posted by Matt Fitzgerald on January-14-2014 Add Comments

Due to abusing his power as the state of Kentucky's agricultural commissioner and utilizing government funds for his own benefit, former Kentucky Wildcats basketball star Richie Farmer was sentenced to 27 months in federal prison on Tuesday, Jan. 14.       

Tom Loftus of USA Today reported on the matter, which was a case of Farmer not only purchasing gifts for himself, but also creating a culture of cronyism and nepotism in hiring both friends an...

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