Curator Melissa Wolfe talks about the inspiration we can all take away from the Columbus Museum of Arts newest exhibition showcasing the work of home town hero George Bellows. George Bellows and the American Experience through January 4, 2014. This exhibition follows on the heels of a major retrospective of the artist organized by the [...]
Ohio CEO Sentenced To 7 Days In Jail Could Now Get 10 Years
A former Ohio CEO sentenced to one week in prison for inflating stock prices and losing investors millions could now face a sentence of up to 10 years.
The drastic difference comes after a federal appeals vacated Michael Peppel’s first prison term in February, saying it was unreasonably short for the seriousness of his crimes.
Judge Sandra Beckwith will re-sentence Peppel this week in federal court in Cincinnati.
Beckwith is the same judge who handed down Peppel’s one-week sentence in October 2011, saying he was “a remarkably good man.”
Prosecutors are asking that he get 10 years in prison.
The 44-year-old Peppel pleaded guilty in 2010 to money laundering in what prosecutors say was a deliberate scheme to defraud millions of dollars from investors in the now-defunct MCSi Inc.