She Spent Only 3 Months In Minimum Security Prison.
Cole’s stepson, Robert E. Hughes III, still works for the FBI. He was assigned to investigate her case by Andy McCabe, who at the time, was Acting Director of the FBI.
Chalk this up to just one more reason the Federal Bureau of Investigation should be abolished, along with the whole of Washington DC. The FBI, once again, has been found guilty of protecting criminals and the justice system guilty of failing to provide justice. A judge has found that the FBI protected a mother who sold up to 8,000 children for $200 million over 4 decades. Her sentence? She got 3 months in a minimum security prison.
Margaret Cole, the former owner of European Adoption Consultants, was sentenced today in United States District Court in the Northern District of Ohio to three months in federal prison, and three years supervised release plus 12 months of home confinement. Cole has to pay a $7,500 fine.
This comes on the heels of her pleading guilty on February 4 to one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States and one count of making a false statement to the Polish Central authority in front of Federal Court Judge James Gwin in a Zoom hearing 7News attended in U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Ohio.
The 74-year-old woman, who told the court she suffered from PTSD, high blood pressure and vertigo, accepted a plea deal from the U.S. Department of Justice that she had previously turned down in January. MORE