An associate of the men convicted of fraud known collectively as the Three Hebrew Boys was sentenced in federal court Thursday of perjury and obstruction of justice. 54 year old Columbia native Larry A. Hill was sentenced to 63 months in federal prison. He will not be eligible for parole. Hill was convicted earlier this year after a two day trial.
Evidence presented at trial showed that Hill was an independent representative of the Three Hebrew Boys’ Capital Consortium Group that promoted an investment scheme that bilked investors out of $82 million . According to federal prosecutors, Hill made numerous false statements to a federal grand jury about his knowledge of the investments made to the Capital Consortium group.
As for the men known as the Three Hebrew Boys, Joseph Brunson, Timothy McQueen, and Tony Pough are in custody and are awaiting sentencing.