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Ex-CEO wins compassionate release due to COVID-19 (access required)

Although the Bureau of Prisons argued a former bank CEO with serious medical issues should not be granted compassionate release, similarly-situated “high-profile” defendants have been released in similar circumstances. The court granted the motion here, explaining it would not “rubber stamp” BOP’s decisions, especially where they created the potential for unwarranted disparities. Background A 26-count superseding indictment ...