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Judges deny Thomas Wright's appeal

Thomas Wright's 2008 conviction will stand. Tuesday, judges denied Wright's appeal of three counts of obtaining property by false pretenses. In April of last year, Wright was found guilty of mishandling charitable contributions and fraudulently obtaining a $150,000 loan. He is currently serving six to eight years for his crimes. A three judge panel ruled Tuesday that Wright did receive a fair trial. In August of 2008, Wright was also convicted of felony obstruction of justice for failing to report campaign finance contributions.

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Not Fair

I work at one of the biggest employers in N.H. County and boy does the race card get pulled out here all the time. Now that people have used race to get promoted over people who are more than qualified and cry mis trial etc.... you know the drill. Now people around here hear the race card so much they dont even pay attention to it anymore. I think its getting really old and I am tired of hearing it just because someone does not get there way!!!! get a life............

Thomas Wright

I guess Thomas Wright got fooled. He thought sitting in prison all this time and keeping his mouth shut would pay off. Wrong!!!!!!! The only way for Mr. Wright to get a quicker release is to start talking and telling what he knows about NC corruption. Until then...oh well, just keep singing the prison blues I guess.

I thought the sentence was

I thought the sentence was too forgiving. 15 to 20 years should have been handed down.


they ruled he received a just and fair trial and his appeal had no merit. In plain language, he was guilty as charged and convicted. Where are all those supporters now who tried to make this appear to be a racial issue?