Apollo Nida faced reality today July 8th as a Fulton county Judge sentenced him to serve 8 years in prison for bank fraud and identity theft. Word on the curb is Apollo caught a huge break for “Singing like a Canary” aka SNITCHING per our friends of the family at TMZ. Nida could have been facing 30 years in prison as the maximum as this was not his first offense. TMZ notes:
Nida — who appears on “Real Housewives of Atlanta” with wife Phaedra Parks — was just sentenced to 8 years in federal prison for cashing stolen checks and laundering more than $2.3 mil through phony bank accounts.
The judge who sentenced him today in a Georgia court said Nida did indeed cooperate with federal investigators by spilling criminal secrets … and that’s why he got leniency.
The authorities definitely Nida’s attorney Thomas Bever attempted to get the sentence reduced due to Nida poor upbringing but Pannell felt that since Apollo is 35 years old (a grown Man) this was not a factor. According to our friends over at the AJC: Continue reading