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Topic - Raghuveer Nayak
A longtime fundraiser for former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. who was a figure in scandals that landed former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich behind bars was sentenced Monday to two years in prison for health care fraud.
A witness at former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's initial trial testified Wednesday at the sentencing of a Chicago-area businessman convicted of bribing doctors for referrals to surgery centers, describing "panic" among some political fundraisers after Blagojevich's 2008 arrest.
He can, under certain circumstances, take into account wrongdoing Nayak was never indicted for, like that alleged checks-for-cash scheme.
"I'm really scared of the government. ... I'm scared to take a cup of coffee. I don't know if it's legal or not," he said, his voice breaking.