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P.I. Gets Jail

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Dec. 16 2008, Published 12:42 p.m. ET

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Infamous Hollywood detective Anthony Pellicano was handed a prison sentence of 15 years yesterday.

Earlier this year, the 64 year-old PI had been convicted of 78 counts of

racketeering, conspiracy, wiretapping, and wire fraud. U.S. District Judge Dale S. Fischer also ordered Pellicano and 2 other defendants to turn over $2 million in monies generated by their operations.

Among the celebs who testified against Pellicano were Garry Shandling and Kevin Nealon, who had been on the receiving end of his investigations.

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At his sentencing, where victims were permitted to address him, Los Angeles Times reporter Anita Busch -- a one-time target, said, "You have yet to take responsibility for your actions. You and your employers not only used fear and intimidation, but you made sure people -- your targets -- were smeared in the press. And you and your clients used any means at your disposal to destroy people's employment. And you guys did it many times over many years."

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As RadarOnline.com has reported, look for Pellicano's wife and daughters to star in an upcoming reality show.

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