Ex-Sandusky attorney to serve 20 months in tax evasion case

    An attorney who once helped represent former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has been sentenced to 20 months in prison on federal tax evasion charges.

    Forty-three-year-old Karl Rominger was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty in July to tax evasion and failure to file tax returns. He was ordered to pay $317,602 restitution.

    Rominger, who was part of the legal team that represented Sandusky at his child sex abuse trial, will serve the time after finishing the 5½- to 18-year term imposed after he pleaded guilty in May in Cumberland County in the theft of more than $767,000 from clients.

    The Carlisle man apologized to the court, the United States and what he called “all my other victims.” He said “I have a lot of money to pay back.”

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