Former Sen. Files Federal Sentencing Set For June 18
FORT SMITH (KFSM) — After several date and time changes, the sentencing of former Sen. Jake Files is set for 10 a.m., June 18, in Fort Smith with U.S. District Judge P.K. Holmes III presiding.
Files, a Republican representing Fort Smith in the Arkansas Senate, pleaded guilty on Jan. 29 to one count of wire fraud, one count of money laundering and one count of bank fraud. He resigned his Senate seat on Feb. 9.
Sentencing was initially set for June 7, but on April 4 was changed to June 18.
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