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October 22, 2014, 1:18 am
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Cellini Lawyers Use Fan Mail in Calling for Probation

Lawyers for convicted Illinois powerbroker William Cellini contend their client deserves probation for his role in a scheme to get a campaign donation from a Hollywood producer.


In a court filing Thursday, the lawyers point to hundreds of letters by Cellini supporters, including former Gov. Jim Edgar.


The filing by Cellini's lawyers also points to his advanced age and frail health.


The 77-year-old Cellini suffered a heart attack in June during a medical procedure and has other health issues.


Prosecutors previously have conceded health problems could warrant a lesser term as long as Cellini receives a "meaningful sentence."


Sentencing is scheduled for October 4th.

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