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Former Blago Fundraiser Faces Sentencing

By Marcus Gilmer in News on Jun 22, 2009 2:00PM

Christopher Kelly, former fundraiser for ex-governor Rod Blagojevich, will be sentenced today on the first series of charges he's already pleaded guilty to, with two more sets of charges he's already pleaded not-guilty to. Today, Kelly will be sentenced for using work funds to pay off gambling debts and pay for his house and for personal expenses. He's still to face charges related to a roofing deal at O'Hare and racketeering charges with Blago. Federal prosecutors have been hoping they would get cooperation from Kelly in their case against Blago but that has yet to be the case. Estimates for Kelly's sentence on the charges he will be sentence for today range from about three to four years in prison [Fox 32]