Thursday, December 14, 2017

FLDS Leader Sentenced To 57 Months In Prison

As reported by News4Utah and Fox13News, yesterday a Utah federal district judge sentenced FLDS Church leader Lyle Jeffs to 45 months in prison for food stamp fraud and an additional 12 months for fleeing while on bond awaiting trial. He must also serve 3 years probation and pay restitution of $1 million to the Department of Agriculture.  In September, Jeffs plead guilty to the offenses. (See prior related posting.)