8 years for dad of Saints 'super fan' in charity, ドラッグケース

ジョーディ・ロバートソン, 37, 火曜日に米国から判決を受けた. ウェンディ・ヴィッター地区裁判官, 米国によると. 弁護士事務所.

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ロバートソンはヤリウスロバートソンの父です, whose boisterous enthusiasm for the Saints and unbridled optimism while fighting a rare liver disease, won the hearts of team members and fans.

Jarrius has been often described as a Saintssuper fanin local media. Amid the publicity, which included an appearance at the ESPYs, Jordy Robertson established a charity to raise money for his son’s liver transplant. But prosecutors said the child’s expenses had been covered by Medicaid and the hospital.

Prosecutors said Jordy Robertson also continued to raise money through hisIt Takes Lives to Save Lives” チャリティー, purportedly to raise awareness about organ transplants for children. But he used the money for himself.

Jordy Robertson pleaded guilty in 2019 to wire fraud and drug trafficking charges. In addition to the prison sentence, he was ordered to pay $ 116,216 in restitution to people who made donations.

A federal complaint filed in 2019 said the investigation of Jordan began in 2017 when the Drug Enforcement Administration was tipped that Robertson was involved in cocaine trafficking in Garyville, a community west of New Orleans.

“氏. Robertson’s criminal activities showed a blatant disregard for the generosity of others,” 我ら. Attorney Duane Evans said in a statement Tuesday.

Jarrius Robertson, 誰だった 17 by the time his father entered his plea in 2019, has never been implicated in wrongdoing. Then-U.S. Attorney Peter Strasser said Jarrius was a victim.

Think about the emotional toll it has to take on him to see his own father use him to commit a crime,” Strasser told reporters outside the federal courthouse in September 2019.