18 Months

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"18 Months"

That’s how much time Bruce Donner, a central figure in a Ponzi scheme that cost its victims $80 million, will spend in prison after turning himself in. Late year, by contrast, a federal judge sentenced a woman to twice as much prison time for lying on an application in order to receive $4,367 in food stamps to help feed her family.

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