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Judge Revokes Bail For ‘Bling Bishop’ Lamor Whitehead Ahead Of July Sentencing

Posted on AllSides May 28th, 2024
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A federal judge revoked bail for Lamor Whitehead, also known as the “Bling Bishop,” sending him to federal jail before his sentencing scheduled for July 2024. Manhattan Federal Judge Lorna Schofield rescinded Whitehead’s bail on May 19, keeping him in the custody of the United States Marshal. In a memo dated May 14 to Schofield, according to Patch, prosecutors argued that Whitehead’s attempted extortion was a “crime of violence” and “this is, in sum, a mandatory detention case.” Schofield agreed. New York City Mayor Eric Adam’s self-proclaimed mentee was convicted...

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