Sentencing guidelines laid out by Judge Lodge: 57- 60 months in prison, fine range 10k -100k plus restitution in the amount of over 400k.
Defense attorney Charles Peterson calls Dan Hamilton as a witness. Dan Hamilton was a former executive with the company, and also did a fair amount of shilling for the company while he worked at Channel 12 Fox news.
Question for Dan Hamilton (paraphrased) What was the opposition from Elmore County? There were various internet postings that were negative toward the company.
Hamilton's job here appears to regenerate some sort of credibility for what is left of the company.
Cross examination: Hamilton keeps blaming blogs.
Asked about a trip Don and Jennifer made to Seattle to "pick up her new Mercedes" being purely personal.
Ransom's February 11, 2009 letter to the editor of the Mountain Home News:
Ransom's July 1, 2009 letter to the editor of the Mountain Home News: