After pleading guilty in December, Trump’s former “fixer” will head to the Federal Correctional Institution, Otisville to serve his three-year sentence
May 05, 2019 05:50 PM
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Cohen, 52, is scheduled to join Sorrentino and McFarland at the Federal Correctional Institution, Otisville in upstate New York on Monday, May 6.
Cohen will be placed in one of the two federal facilities there, according to the Associated Press. While Otisville has a medium-security prison for violent crimes, Cohen will reportedly be at its minimum-security satellite camp for non-violent criminal offenders.
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In December, Trump’s former “fixer” was sentenced to three years in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to crimes including tax evasion, lying to Congress about Trump’s business dealings with Russia, and the illegal “hush money” he paid during the 2016 presidential election to Stormy Daniels and former
“I take full responsibility for each act that I pled guilty to,” Cohen said at the time. “The personal ones to me and those involving the President of the United States of America.”
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Otisville is known to be a frequent destination for Jewish inmates because of its proximity to the New York Jewish community and greater access to kosher food,
Founder of Wall Street Prison Consultants, Larry Levine, who served a 10-year prison sentence in Otisville for racketeering among other crimes, told the outlet that Cohen will be serving time in “Jewish heaven.”
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Both Sorrentino and McFarland were sentenced last October for their respective crimes.
Sorrentino, 37, is set to serve eight months in prison and two years of supervised release for tax evasion.
McFarland, 27, has the longest sentence of the three men, serving six years for the $26 million fraud.
According to Sorrentino’s friends and costars Pauly “DJ Pauly D” DelVecchio and Vinny Guadagnino, the pair have already become friends in prison, playing Scrabble together.