Sentence: Nearly 7 years
Release date: June 2013
Jail: U.S. Penitentiary, Beaumont, Texas
"I think the Lord has Richard where he wants him to be," says Bishop Jim Lowe of Alabama, whose church Scrushy allegedly joined to curry favor with black jurors during an earlier trial. While Scrushy waits to appeal his conviction, he has been found liable for fraud by an Alabama court earlier this month and ordered to pay $2.9 billion in a civil case brought against him by HealthSouth stockholders.
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