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Miami’s most notorious conman to serve 20-year-sentence in Colorado Supermax prison at his own request

November 14, 2017  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Miami’s most notorious conman to serve 20-year-sentence in Colorado Supermax prison at his own request

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A Miami conman, well-known to authorities, will spend the next 20-years in solitary confinement at the infamous Colorado Supermax prison — at his own request.

According to the Miami Herald, 41-year-old Jimmy Sabatino made the bizarre request during a hearing in Miami Federal court on Monday.

Sabatino pleaded guilty back in September to overseeing a $10 million fraud from his cell at Miami’s Federal Detention Center where he was being held for previous charges of fraud.

However, federal investigators say while in custody, Sabatino, an organized crime associate, orchestrated a scheme where he used smuggled contraband cell phones purchased from corrections officers to con luxury retailers to send watches, jewelry, and other high-end items to co-conspirators on the outside.

The perennial jailbird told federal Judge Joan Lenard that the only way to prevent him from committing fraud is to have him cut off from contacting the outside world before he went on to blame the U.S. government and other defendants who cooperated with the FBI probe.

“I don’t apologize to nobody, [the government] allowed this to happen, they should be ashamed of themselves,” Sabatino said. “All of this is about rats.”

The ADX Florence “Supermax” prison located in Freemont County, Colorado houses some of the nation’s worst criminals.

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