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Jack Abramoff Begins Service of Sentence

Contact: Stephen Finger, Federal Prison Camp Administrator, 301-784-1000; Federal Bureau of Prisons Public Information Officer, 202-514-6551


CUMBERLAND, Maryland, Nov. 15 /Standard Newswire/ -- On November 15, 2006, at approximately 6:30 a.m., Jack Abramoff arrived at the Federal Prison Camp, Cumberland, Maryland, for service of his sentence. Abramoff was sentenced in the Southern District of Florida to a term of 70 months imprisonment for Wire Fraud and Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud and Mail Fraud. Additionally, he was sentenced to

a three-year term of supervised release. The Federal Prison Camp, Cumberland, Maryland is a 334-bed minimum security facility located adjacent to the Federal Correctional Institution. The institution is located south of Cumberland, Maryland, approximately 130 miles west of Washington, DC.