Prison Sentence for Dicking Over Oil and Gas Execs

He did break the law though.

Tim DeChristopher showed up at a shady auction during the Bush years where oil and gas execs were purchasing land rights that, later:

…the Obama administration revealed many of the lands should never have been put up for sale, as they were too close to National Parks, wilderness areas, and archeological sites.

And yikes, since he outbid many of the execs with no intention of paying up, he’s facing 10 years in prison and up to $750,000 in fines, which:

As you can imagine, the oil and gas execs who wanted a piece of that land were not pleased, and they’re pushing to make him feel the full brunt of the law.

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