Acting United State Attorney Sean Berry speaks to the media during a news conference to discuss the sentencing of Peregrine Financial Group owner and CEO Russell R. Wasendorf, Sr. at th

 

              Acting United State Attorney Sean Berry speaks to the media during a news conference to discuss the sentencing of Peregrine Financial Group owner and CEO Russell R. Wasendorf, Sr. at th
Acting United State Attorney Sean Berry speaks to the media during a news conference to discuss the sentencing of Peregrine Financial Group owner and CEO Russell R. Wasendorf, Sr. at the US District Courthouse in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. Wasendorf received the maximum sentence of 50 years after pleading guilty to one count each of mail fraud, embezzlement of customer funds by a person registered under the Commodity Exchange Act , making false statements to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and making false statements to a futures association registered under the Commodities Exchange Act. Behind Berry are (left to right) FBI Supervisory Special Agent Mike Kitzmiller, FBI Special Agent Scott Irwin, Special Agent In-Charge of the Omaha Division of the FBI Thomas Metz, Assistant US Attorney Peter Deegan, Asst. US Attorney Matt Cole and Postal Inspector Tina Nobis. (AP Photo/The Gazette, Cliff Jette) MAGS OUT TV OUT MANDATORY CREDIT