NXIVM: CLARE BRONFMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO 2 FELONIES, FACES 21 to 27 MONTHS - 2019-04-19
(Clare Bronfman leaves court after pleading guilty. Photo by VillageDianne)
We just spoke with VillageDianne, who was in the courtroom as Seagram heiress Clare Bronfman pleaded guilty to two felonies that Judge Nicholas Garaufis said would have her facing a sentence of 21 to 27 months in prison.
Bronfman pleaded to one count of harboring an illegal immigrant for financial gain, and one count of the fraudulent use of identification, which were lesser charges than the racketeering counts she was facing. The first count carries a penalty of up to 10 years in prison, the second can go up 15 years. But Judge Garaufis told the court that if he stays between 21 and 27 months, Bronfman won't have grounds for an appeal.