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Fortenberry Sentenced Community Service in Lieu of 15 year Prison Sentence

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Sentencing News – Politics Congress

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Moffatt Media First PR Media Company to Recommend Jeff Fortenberry receive “Community Service in Lieu of Prison”

Stanley Blumenfeld, Judge with the United States District Court – Central District,  was courageous in doing the right thing by Sentencing Fortenberry “320 hours of Community Service,” …  which is far better served to Fortenberry, Taxpayers and Society.  Additionally Fortenberry will be on Probation for two years and fined $25k.  Thus Fortenberry plans to Appeal his Sentencing imposed today.

Judge Blumenfeld and our legal community have to be aware that within the Indictment against Fortenberry, he was charged with False Statements under an outdated statute 18 U.S. Code §1001.  The same outdated statute that would have imposed  lopsided justice of “Mandatory Maximum Sentencing:” 15 years in prison (5 years x 3 felony counts) =15 years, that Fortenberry has now avoided thanks to Honorable Judge Blumenfeld.

Former Congressman Jeff Fortenberry did give this statement:  “All I’ve ever wanted to do is serve my country and try to help people. I am grateful for over 20 years of public service, and I’m proud of my record of accomplishments for Nebraska and for America.

I am thankful Judge Blumenfeld took the time to learn about who I am and what I have done in my life. And I am grateful he recognized that ‘by all accounts’ I am a man of ‘exceptional character.’ I was humbled today when the Judge noted that the testimony, including from government witnesses, established my honesty and integrity.

Having said that, this is a case that never should have been brought; and certainly not in California. As the Judge explained today, I knew nothing about the conspiracy to illegally funnel money to my campaign. I was kept in the dark about it, just like other candidates who received similar illegal campaign contributions. I trusted the FBI agents and prosecutors from the Department of Justice. They took advantage of that trust.

I will be appealing this verdict. We are continuing the fight for fairness that we’ve waged throughout this process. The issues at stake are much bigger than me. This case shows how the federal false statements statute can be weaponized by FBI and DOJ officials in a way Congress could not have contemplated when it was enacted and that it can be used to destroy the lives of even the most honorable people. On appeal, I will seek to change the way this dangerous statute is applied so it is less subject to abuse by the FBI and DOJ in the future.

This entire matter has been deeply traumatic for me and my family, but we’re still here, still standing. I’m grateful for the tremendous outpouring of support from friends all over the world. I’m especially grateful for the love and support of my family.”

Now as a Congressman who understands the absolute abuse of power brought by a select few corrupt individuals within the Justice Dept … my heart goes out to Congressman Fortenberry and his family for the injustice they have suffered,” said Rep. Rick Renzi

Congress, it is time to bring more attention to lopsided justice, federal “Mandatory Maximum Sentencing,” laws, especially outdated statutes such as 18 U.S. Code §1001.

  • Parting Public Interest Concern Question: Why did the Indictment fail to indicate if Grand Jurors and Prosecutors had criminally charged Fortenberry under 18 U.S. Code §1001, the old law of 1948 or new law of 1996?



Jeff Fortenberry Community Service in Lieu of Prison? Due to Biden’s Failure

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Fortenberry served as a Congressional Rep., from 2005-2022 (17 years) and resigned on March 26, 2022, after pressure by Kevin McCarthy, House Minority Leader.    

June 28, 2022 Fortenberry is to be sentenced.  Fortenberry’s sentence was prompted by a federal Jury that found Fortenberry guilty on March 25, 2022.

Along with a Grand Jury Indictment, filed against Fortenberry back on 10/19/2021, in the United States District Court Central District of California. JEFF FORTENBERRY NEBRASA CONGRESSMAN GJ JUNE 2021

But Fortenberry pleaded not guilty for supposedly giving False Statements to FBI agents (2016) on $30k Foreign Campaign Donation, at a California Fundraising Event. 

Fortenberry has served as a Nebraska Congressional Rep., who now finds himself facing “Excessive Sentencing,” for alleged nonviolent offense.

  • Public Interest Concern Question:  Why did Tracy Wilkison, Prosecutor-Acting United States Attorney,  NOT affix her own signature onto the Indictment, against Fortenberry

Because Wilkison was not officially appointed as a United States Attorney for the Central District until November 16, 2021, by Merrick Garland, United States Attorney General.  

  • Second Public Interest Concern Question:  Why is Fortenberry facing a statutory “Mandatory Maximum   Sentencing?”

Because President Biden has failed to restore the United States Sentencing Commission, since January 21, 2020.

Did you know, that both Congressional Representatives Armstrong and Raskin said the lack of quorum also meant the commission cannot update the advisory sentencing guidelines needed to help implement the law, resulting potentially in its uneven application by judges across the country.  

Sadly Biden’s intentional act not to appoint ANY commissioners on the Sentencing Commission, takes another toll on our American criminal justice system!

Installing a new Sentencing Commission would help prevent “Excessive Sentencing” to reform criminal Mandatory Maximum Sentencing, that contribute towards: “Massive Incarceration,” even against alleged nonviolent offenders including Fortenberry.

Since Biden’s failure to restore the Sentencing Commission, Fortenberry’s Sentence should be put on STAY.

In consequence, Fortenberry’s landmark case is an example to now call on Congress with evaluating and reforming 18 U.S. Code §1001, that imposes a Mandatory Maximum Sentencing 5 years.  In Fortenberry case (5 years x 3 counts)=15 year sentence Fortenberry is facing in prison.

Noting, without restoring the United States Sentencing Commission, confidence in the uniformity and fairness of our criminal justice system is gone!

With a broken criminal justice system American Citizens like Fortenberry are now becoming the target of  false criminal charges conjured by American rogue prosecutors.   

Fortberry, will be sentenced on three felony charges, that carries Maximum 15 years in prison, which is an “Excessive Sentence,” even if Fortenberry were to serve one day in Prison away from his family. 

Now as a Congressman who understands the absolute abuse of power brought by a select few corrupt individuals within the Justice Dept … my heart goes out to Congressman Fortenberry and his family for the injustice they have suffered,” said Rep. Rick Renzi

The Judge in Fortenberry’s case can do the right thing by issuing Court Ordered Community Service to Fortenberry with preventing another “Excessive Sentencing,” scheme.

Congress, it is time to bring more attention to “Mandatory Maximum Sentencing,” laws!  Because these same laws cause cruel punishment and “Excessive Sentencing,” where logic does not hold especially towards nonviolent offenders. 

Thus, a 15 year “Mandatory Maximum Sentence” against Fortenberry would be an “Excessive Sentence.”

Kevin McCarthy Congressman had no immediate response.


Military Veteran No Vote for Lisa McClain Congressional Representative


Moffatt Media, Palmdale, California

Updated 5/21/2022, Saturday

Interview by Moffatt Media, Voting Insights with Randy Hayes, U.S. Military Veteran, says Vote “NO” for Lisa McClain for (2022) Congress.

Veteran Hayes said he will also be encouraging other Military Veterans to Vote “NO,” for Lisa McClain, during her upcoming  Congressional Reelection Campaign.

Moffatt Media: Randy, why are you voting “NO” for Lisa McClain Congressional Rep.?
Randy Hayes: I reached out to McClain’s Michigan and Washington DC Congressional Offices.   Because I was asking for Veterans Assistance and  was told that their offices weren’t able to help me even though I am a Military Veteran and live in her district.

I was only asking for Lisa McClain, Congressional Rep. to make a Congressional Inquiry to assist me with Visiting my Mother (Betty Hayes).  Since the Michigan Wayne County Probate Court, is causing Age Discrimination against my Mother.

My Mother is a protected class member under the Older Americans Act.  From what I have learned the Michigan Probate Court can’t discriminate against my Mother, who is age 87, while in receipt of Federal monies. 

Now back to Congressional Rep. McClain, all I wanted from her was to assist me as a Veteran, but both her Michigan and Washington D.C. offices claimed they couldn’t help me!

It’s really sad when McClain Congressional Rep. was not even willing to make a telephone call on my behalf as a Military Veteran.   Guess I was wrong to think that McClain Congressional Rep. provided Veteran Services.

I have no criminal record and I have never been arrested.    Again, how hard would it be for Congressional Rep. McClain to even make a simple telephone call to the Court, regarding visitations with my mother?
Moffatt Media: Randy, what military branch did you serve in?
Randy Hayes: I served in the Marine Corps Reserve from 1982-1988 and I missed Desert Storm.  From 1992-1995, I was in the Navy Seabees.

Moffatt Media: Randy why did you join the military?
Randy Hayes: I wanted to serve my country and be the best.

Moffatt Media: What age were you when you joined the Military?
Randy Hayes: 18

Moffatt Media: Randy you mentioned that you will be encouraging other Military Veterans to VOTE NO for Congressional Rep. McClain, what steps are you taking to spread the word, vote no on McClain?
Randy Hayes: I am a member of The American Legion, Post 351, Member of The Marine Corps League and I have over 2,000 friends on Facebook, who are mostly military veterans, that I will encourage them to VOTE NO for Ms. McClain.

Moffatt Media: Randy do you have any final words?
Randy Hayes: I have in the past supported Congressional Rep. McClain and  listened to too many of her speeches. Now I will gladly go to Ms. McClain’s opponents to discuss how she has no regard for supporting Veterans.  Because  Ms. McClain has the power to assist me and my mother with a simple telephone call due to the outrageous actions by the Wayne County Probate Court.

It’s time to stand up for those that have lost their “Elder Rights” by the Michigan Wayne County Probate Court.

Congresswoman McClain’s office had no immediate comment.


Rally Mask Mandates-Mandated Vaccine Passports

Rally Mask Mandates-Mandated Vaccine Passports

January 12, 2022, Wednesday

Moffatt Media, Palmdale, California
By: Moffatt Media Staff
Moffatt Media brings to you a Public Service Announcement

(“Rally Mask Mandates and Mandated Vaccine Passports”)
When: Today, 1/12/2022, Wednesday
Where: Palmdale, California – Front of City Council
Time: 6:00pm

Purpose: Rally Opposing – “Mask Mandates” and “Mandated Vaccine Passports” in the City of Palmdale, California
Take Action: Get involved with the Palmdale Freedom Coalition by Supporting this Rally. It is Time!
About Palmdale Freedom Coalition: “We believe that the government should not force vaccines or mask mandates on its citizens and that vaccine passports should be banned.” …
Today the City of Palmdale will vote whether or not to impose “Mask Mandates” and Mandated Vaccines.


Noose Hung now “Leaked” Sheriff’s Report Los Angeles County – reveals White Woman intentionally fabricated incitement of words claiming victim attacked by two Black Males


(Press Release Tribute – Emmett Louis Till)
By Moffatt Media Staff, Palmdale, California
Updated 8/28/2021, Saturday

“Noose Hung” now “Leaked” Sheriff’s Report Los Angeles County – reveals White Woman intentionally fabricated incitement of words – claiming victim attacked by two Black Males.

20th Century “Noose Hung.”    Question now becomes whether the incitement words used by just one White Woman, could send two Black Males to Prison?

The White Woman claimed Choked one day by a Black Male,  the next day Assaulted with a Deadly Weapon by another Black Male; and Where’s the Weapon?

Sadly the return of open racism, seems to be rearing its “Ugly Racist Head,” again and this time taking place within the City of Lancaster, California, a case based on one White Woman’s fabricated incitement words, alleged against two Black Males!

The White Woman’s incitement fabricated words were found in a “Leaked” Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Exempted Report,” now made into a Court public record June 9, 2021.

See California Superior Court, Case No. 19STCV30315, Michael Antonovich Courthouse, Lancaster California, this Case was filed by the White Woman and her California Lawyer, with malicious intent to result in fake criminal prosecution against a third person by using a White Male’s name, with entirely wrong description of the White Male.

The White woman and her California (CA) Lawyer intentionally camouflaged a civil complaint, arguing a state law code that corresponds with California Criminal Felony Penal Codes 240/242 Assault and Battery, with penalty of imprisonment, fines or both.

The White Woman’s California Lawyer (“Court Officer”), currently under 94 Felony Criminal Count Indictment out on Bail, for alleged $22 Million insurance fraud  scams, committed against various insurance companies, White Collar Crimes …


State of California Bar  gives only a “Consumer Alert,” regarding White Woman’s Lawyer listed above and are Ganong’s actions representative with the State Bar of California?

Day #1:   White Woman Jolena Halstead claimed she is a victim and was violently choked by a “Black male” on November 2, 2017.

Day #2:   Next day the same White Woman Jolena Halstead claimed to be a victim again and accused now second “Black male” of committing a violent offense: Assault with a Deadly Weapon against her person in the “Leaked” Sheriff’s Report dated November 3, 2017.

However, instead of White Woman Jolena Halstead, giving names of two suspected Black Males, she then uses the name of another male, this time being now a White Male, with entirely wrong description for the fabricated incident November 3, 2017.

Hence, “Leaked” Sheriff’s Report dated November 3, 2017, put into a court public record on June 9, 2021, moved in as an Exhibit by the White Woman and her California (CA) Lawyer, said in pertinent part:  “Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Suspect Black Male.   Suspect dragged White Woman out of her bedroom and using all his momentum and force, pushed her down the second floor staircase.” …

Amazingly, the “Leaked” Sheriff’s Report dated November 3, 2017, omits what weapon was used and where the supposed deadly weapon was committed against White Woman Jolena Halstead, by second suspect “Black Male?”

The 20th Century racist White Woman Jolena Halstead statements were nothing more than feeble fabricated statements conjured in her head due to a history of Meth and Marijuana drug abuse.

Sadly a confidential source said, instead of the White Woman Jolena Halstead, paying her rent when due, she decided to use it towards purchasing illegal street drugs.   Halstead also needed to come up with a stall tactic why didn’t have money now to pay for her housing.

July 2, 2021, Family Spokeswoman in a Bi-Racial Marriage with the White Male, has since demanded, that the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s File Criminal Perjury charges against White Woman named: Jolena Halstead and her CA Lawyer Philip W. Ganong, for filing a fabricated “Leaked” Sheriff’s Report, with the Court on June 9, 2021.

“There has to be a measure of accountability,” for committing Perjury against the State, Court, Public, two Black Males and a White Male. …

Family Spokeswoman hopes Los Angeles County Sheriff’s will do the right thing, remove its “Leaked” Exempted “Incident Report” dated November 3, 2017, from the Court public record at Michael Antonovich Courthouse.

July 6, 2021, Family Spokeswoman concluded by saying, even though her family’s origins are from the deep south of Tuskegee Alabama, where segregated schools existed during the Jim Crow era, they were still taught to be color blinded and love your neighbor like you love yourself.

The Family Spokeswoman was even proud to admit that her Grandfather and Father were both Deputy Sheriff’s serving a total 13 years during some of the most horrific times in Deep South Alabama.

A public apology is paramount to be made by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s, because someone within its own agency “Leaked” Sheriff’s Exempted fabricated “Incident Report,” dated November 3, 2017, on June 9, 2021, filed into a court public record.

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“Rick Renzi” Innocence Restored (Life after Pardon)



For Immediate Release
Updated 3/10/2021By Star Moffatt, Founder & CEO
Moffatt Media (M&M)
Palmdale, California

Former Congressman Rick Renzi (R-AZ) received a Presidential Pardon from President Trump, making Renzi one out 116 Pardons granted back on January 20, 2021.  Relevancy of this societal issue still exists because what happened to Renzi, could very well happen to your family member, friend or yourself.

Renzi said, from day one, the case against me has been nothing more than political targeting because I was defending land of an Apache Tribe.

Renzi was convicted on federal criminal charges on 17 of 49 original counts.  On October 28, 2013, Renzi was sentenced to three years in federal prison and released January 6, 2017.

From 2003 to 2009, Renzi had served the people of Arizona as their Congressman for Arizona’s First Congressional District – until crooked prosecutors, corrupt business interests, and political operatives conspired to cut my political career short and take me down.  The FBI had even promised to pay a prosecution witness, tainting his conviction for corruption related to a land deal, said Renzi.

Renzi attorney Kelly Kramer of Mayer Brown LLP said the panel of federal prosecutors hid the scheme that their key witness, investor Philip Aries, had changed his account of a land deal after agents had promised what Aries thought would be as much as $25,000.00, if he collaborated.

“It is a fact, verified by court sanctions during a post-trial misconduct hearing, that the FBI offered money through a payoff scheme to manipulate the key witness in my case while this witness was going through bankruptcy. The prosecution then deliberately sponsored this lie to the jury and hid this scheme from my attorneys and the court.”

Such information became material evidence and would have allowed Renzi’s defense counsel to impeach Aries at trial, Kramer said.   Contrary, prosecutors invoked Aries’ testimony 90 times in closing arguments and told the jury Aries hadn’t received “one thin dime” for his cooperation in this case, despite Aries later testimony that he thought he was going to receive would be like “hitting the lottery”

“The Presidential Pardon received by President Trump will allow my life to begin again.  More importantly, my family and many friends who did not give up on me can begin to heal and together we can all move forward.” says Renzi.

“When one is truly innocent they will not plead guilty to a crime they did not commit, I did not commit any crimes and refused to plead guilty; the crimes were actually committed against me and my family due to FBI and prosecutorial misconduct schemes,” by rogue FBI agents, said Renzi.

Renzi ended with saying, “my life after pardon with innocence restored, because I fought them over the last 14 years every step of the way, and I paid a heavy price.  Now, I will fight for the innocence of other people who have been the subject of abuse of power.”