It is not easy to speak openly about bad choices we make. It is especially hard to do it on the internet. Yet, regardless of the difficulty, many people do it. That is the case with our client and my friend, Rich.
In our new video, Rich speaks openly and with a great deal of authenticity about his experience through his federal sentencing. You will learn how his hard work led to a federal prison sentence of six months, rather than the guideline recommended range of 37-46 months in federal prison.
After Rich was sentenced, he sent me the following text message:
“I wanted to thank you for your sage advice.
Last November, I plead guilty to a Medicare conspiracy charge that had a sentencing guideline of 37-46 months.
My original sentencing hearing was scheduled for this past April, that was postponed until December 1 due to the pandemic.
When I spoke to you last November, you gave me advice that I took to heart.
Ultimately, I wrote a letter to the judge that I read out loud as part of my elocution.
Thanks to your advice, the judge commended me on the depth and sincerity of my elocution (he told me that it was the most heartfelt elocution he’s ever heard on the bench) and sentenced me to six months in a minimum security federal prison camp with six months of house arrest parentheses (no ankle bracelet).
Following your advice made all the difference in my sentencing— and it helped me start me on the road to my redemption in the eyes of society— and for the people I love most.
I want to thank you personally— and I promise to write a testimonial on your behalf.
Thank you for helping me at the time of my most dire need”
When I began creating White Collar Advice with Michael Santos in 2008, I had dreams of getting messages like the one Rich sent me. Thankfully, since 2008, we have been able to help a lot of great people who are willing to do the work.
Our team hopes you find value in this video with Rich.
P.S. If you are willing to invest the time to prepare, like Rich, schedule a call here.