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Radio host sentenced to 30 months for con Defrauding dying friend

Feb 03, 2017 - Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio)

A prosecutor called former Cleveland radio host J.G. Spooner a “heartless con man” minutes before a judge sentenced him to 30 months in prison in a series of scams that took advantage of complete strangers and the family of a dying friend.

Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge Brian J. Corrigan handed down the sentence after Spooner pleaded guilty to theft charges stemming from a months-long rent scam that he carried out while already under indictment for money laundering charges connecte...