Former Candidate for U.S. House of Representatives Sentenced After Conviction for Fraud and Campaign Finance Violation

Harold Russell Taub, 30, of Cranston, Rhode Island, was sentenced to serve 36 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release by U.S. District Judge William E. Smith for the District of Rhode Island. Taub was also ordered to pay $1,102,439 in restitution to the victims of his crimes.