Prosecutors advocate for 17.5 year sentence for Norfolk City Treasurer

Posted at 6:27 PM, Apr 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-10 21:48:36-04

NORFOLK, Va. – Prosecutors say they plan to push for a 17-and-a-half year sentence for Norfolk City Treasurer Anthony Burfoot, according to a court filing posted Monday.

The city suspended Burfoot after a jury found him guilty on corruption and perjury charges in December.

A motions hearing on the case is set for Wednesday. His sentencing is set for Monday.

Burfoot’s attorney still maintains his client’s innocence.


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