Sandy Berger was sentenced today to 100 hours community service and two years probation. He will also pay $6,905 to cover the administrative costs associated with his probation. (CNN)
In addition Sandy Berger must give up access to classified government materials for a three year period and pay a fine five times more than what prosecutors asked for.
Judge Deborah Robinson set the fine at $50,000 saying:
The court finds the fine is inadequate because it doesn’t reflect the seriousness of the offense.
Please read both news stories. Note that CNN mentions nothing about the increase in the fine or why it was increased…
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