WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.. – Westchester-based newspaper publisher Sam Zherka pleaded guilty to federal charges as part of a plea deal on Thursday night, according to reports.
Zherka plead guilty to 30 charges, including tax fraud and submitting false loan applications.
He faced a maximum sentence of 300 years had he not pleaded guilty, according to News 12 Westchester.
Under the terms of the plea deal, Zherka will serve a five-year sentence.
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