he CEO of what had been one of the nation's largest privately
held mortgage lenders was sentenced Tuesday to more than
three years in prison for his role in a $3 billion scheme that officials
called one of the biggest corporate frauds in U.S. history.
Thé 40-monthyentence for Paul R. Allen, 55, of Oakton, Va., is slightly
less than the six-year term sought by federal prosecutors.
Homeless man gets(Á5
A homeless man robbed a Louisiana bank and took a $100 bill. After feeling
remorseful, he surrendered to police the next day. The judge sentenced him to 15
years in prison.