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Mr. Smith Goes to Jail

August 4, 1993
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Former U.S. Rep. Larry Smith (D-Fla.), known as a strong supporter of Israel during his years in Congress, was sentenced this week to three months in federal prison for tax evasion and campaign reporting violations.

Smith, who served six terms in Congress representing a Miami-Fort Lauderdale district, pleaded guilty in May to charges of filing a false campaign report and evading taxes.

He was sentenced Tuesday, and ordered to begin his prison term Nov. 1.

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