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Ronnie Wilson's relatives set to be sentenced in federal court in Greenville


SPARTANBURG, South Carolina — Relatives of former Anderson County councilman Ronnie Wilson are scheduled to be sentenced for their admitted roles in hiding money from the government in the investigation of a multimillion dollar Ponzi scheme.

The Greenville News reports ( ) that sentencing is set for 10 a.m. on Monday.

Wilson's wife and brother pleaded guilty to conspiracy to obstruct justice by hiding assets from the government. Cassandra K. Wilson, of Woodruff, and Timothy L. Wilson, of Martin, Tennessee, were indicted by a federal grand jury as part of the government's investigation into Atlantic Bullion & Coin.

Each faces a possible five-year sentence and a $250,000 fine. Court records show both have been free on bond.

Ronnie Wilson is serving more than 20 years in prison.

Information from: The Greenville News,

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