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List of Blagojevich's Convictions and Max Sentences

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Rod Blagojevich was originally charged with 24 counts. During the second trial, the prosecution pared the counts to 20. What follows is a run down of the charges he was convicted on and the maximum sentence for each.

    * Count 1-Wire fraud related to Children's Memorial Hospital: maximum 20-year prison sentence

    * Count 2-Wire fraud related to the Senate Seat: maximum 20-year prison sentence

    * Count 3-Wire fraud related to the Senate Seat: maximum 20-year prison sentence

    * Count 4-Wire fraud related to the Senate Seat: maximum 20-year prison sentence

    * Count 5-Wire fraud related to the Senate Seat: maximum 20-year prison sentence

    * Count 6-Wire fraud related to the Senate Seat: maximum 20-year prison sentence

    * Count 7-Wire fraud related to the Senate Seat: maximum 20-year prison sentence

    * Count 8-Wire fraud related to the Senate Seat: maximum 20-year prison sentence

    * Count 9-Wire fraud related to the Racing Bill: maximum 20-year prison sentence

    * Count 10-Wire fraud related to the Senate Seat: maximum 20-year prison sentence

    * Count 12-Attempted extortion related to Children's Memorial Hospital: maximum 20-year prison sentence

    * Count 13-Bribery related to Children's Memorial Hospital: maximum 10-year prison sentence

    * Count 14-Extortion conspiracy related to Racing Bill: maximum 20-year prison sentence

    * Count 15-Bibery conspiracy related to Racing Bill: maximum five-year prison sentence

    * Count 18-Extortion conspiracy related to the Senate Seat-: maximum 20-year prison sentence

    * Count 19-Attempted extortion related to the Senate Seat: maximum 20-year prison sentence

    * Count 20-Bribery conspiracy related to the Senate Seat: maximum five-year prison sentence

Blagojevich also was found guilty on one count of false statements for lying to federal investigators. about his fundraising. The maximum for this count is 5 years.

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