“Aaron Troodler today was spared prison time when he was sentenced to probation and a $20,000 fine as a reward for testifying against his co-defendant, former Ramapo Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence, who has been sentenced to prison on his May securities fraud conviction.
The disbarred attorney was given 18 months supervised release by U.S. District Court Judge Cathy Seibel, who ruled he must pay $15,000 immediately, then $550 a month for 18 months.
Troodler apologized for his actions, saying he embarrassed himself and his family. His parents and about a dozen other friends and family members were in the crowd in White Plains on Tuesday as the sentence was pronounced. [Read more…]