Trump Commutes Sentence for Ex-Mortgage Honcho

Former mortgage executive Michael Astley is among the 144 people pardoned or granted sentence commutations by former President Donald Trump before he left the White House. So reports Newsday.

Astley, who was chief business strategist at Long Island-based Lend America before the once-massive lender’s 2009 collapse, pleaded guilty to bank fraud.

The commutation ended Astley’s prison time but not his mandatory $49 million in restitution and five-year supervised release.

Read the full article from Newsday

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