ORLANDO – Ousted former Florida GOP chairman Jim Greer this morning abruptly ended what was expected to be a painful unpeeling of state party secrets by entering a surprise guilty plea to five criminal charges.
Greer, 50, of Oviedo, was facing a possible 75 years in prison for fraud, money laundering and theft. Now he faces a possible maximum sentence of 35 years.
The deal he cut did not include an agreement on his sentence, which could include a mix of prison time and probation. That’s to be decided at a March 27 hearing.
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