CONCORD, NH (AP) – An Israeli who had been on the run for 12 years after being convicted of a federal drug conspiracy cost has been sentenced to 30 months in jail, New Hampshire federal prosecutors mentioned Thursday.
Boaz BenMoshe, 58, pleaded responsible in 2009 to conspiring to interact in unlicensed wholesale distribution of pharmaceuticals, however returned to Israel later that 12 months earlier than he could possibly be convicted.
He was introduced again to the USA final summer season and he pleaded responsible in January to the bail cost.
The courtroom sentenced BenMoshe to 18 months in jail for the conspiracy offense and an extra 12 months for the bail offense. He’ll obtain credit score for the time he spent in custody previous to sentencing.
BenMoshe’s lawyer, Michael Iacopino, mentioned his shopper was “very joyful” that the decide gave him time for the 19 months he spent in an Israeli jail awaiting extradition. Consequently, BenMoshe will seemingly serve lower than an extra 11 months of his 30-month sentence.