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Raul Mondesi sentenced to eight years in prison in Dominican Republic corruption case

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:36:45 GMT

Former major leaguer Raul Mondesi has been sentenced to eight years in prison for corruption during his time as mayor of San Cristobal in the Dominican Republic, Hector Gomez reported on Wednesday. Mondesi, who served a six-year term as mayor from 2010-2016, was also fined 60 million pesos.



Raul Mondesi sentenced on corruption charges in Dominican Republic

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:26:32 GMT

A court in the Dominican Republic has sentenced former major league?outfielder Raul Mondesi to eight years in prison for corruption and mishandling of public funds while serving as mayor of his hometown, San Cristobal. Mondesi, the 1994 National League Rookie of the Year while with the Los Angeles Dodgers, had been under house arrest since February while awaiting trial.? The three-judge panel also fined Mondesi the equivalent of $1.27 million for defrauding more than $6 million during his time as mayor from 2010 to 2016. Three of Mondesi's staff members also were sentenced. Mondesi will be prohibited from holding any public office in the country for 10 years. Mondesi, 46, had a 13-year career