Convicted on 33 misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty, Ernie Paragallo was sentenced to a two-year prison term and assessed a $33,000 fine. The two-year term was the maximum allowed under New York Law.
The judge in the case also took time to lecture Paragallo, saying ““Mr. Paragallo, your moral compass is out of kilter and points you in improper directions. Your sense of integrity, your code of conduct, your perception of right and wrong, was perhaps formed by your days on either mean streets and/or Wall Street.”
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