If you stand accused of defrauding the Federal government and the people of Rochester out of millions of dollars, do yourself a favour and at least show some respect for the court:

Kickback defendants found guilty | | Democrat and Chronicle

As a federal jury deliberated last week in a multimillion-dollar fraud and kickback trial, property appraiser John E. Nicolo loudly invited his lawyers to visit him and his wife this summer on their farm in Yates County.

But Nicolo’s social plans crashed and burned Tuesday when he was taken
into custody after being convicted of conspiracy, mail fraud, wire
fraud, money laundering and defrauding the Internal Revenue Service.

By Tommy Belknap

Owner, developer, editor of DragonFlyEye.Net, Tom Belknap is also a freelance journalist for The 585 lifestyle magazine. He lives in the Rochester area with his wife and son.