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Thiam judge: 'The sentencing range is too vast'

By Adam Dobrik

25 August 2017

Thiam judge: 'The sentencing range is too vast'  The Daniel Patrick Moynihan Courthouse in Manhattan, where Thiam's case was heard. Ken Lund via Flickr

A federal judge accepted that Mahmoud Thiam, a former Guinean official convicted of laundering bribes, had lied to the court. But the ex-minister was still sentenced to far less than the DOJ had hoped.