An accused white-collar defendant, Altura St. Michael Ewers, pleaded guilty to grand larceny and money-laundering charges just to escape the horrendous violence at Rikers Island.
Draconian prosecution and subhuman conditions for private equity trader lead to near death and catastrophic injuries, forcing him to plea to be transferred out of Rikers Island. Ewers suffers from blindness in his right eye, seizures, and an inability to control his bowels as a result of the violence at Rikers. A quote from Attorney Giordano in the article:
Please read the full article in The New York Post here: https://nypost.com/2017/02/19/private-equity-firm-founder-pleaded-guilty-to-escape-rikers-violence-suit/