Giannulli had to serve 40% of his sentence in solitary confinement due to Covid-19 fears in prison, and his lawyers wrote in their article, “The losses to Mr. Janioli’s mental, physical and emotional health have been significant.” Emergency movement.
He reported the designer to FCI-Lompoc, a low-security federal prison in California, on November 19, as it completed the required Covid-19 quarantine in prison, according to its legal team.
Instead of being released to a simple security camp as initially planned, Januli was “immediately placed in solitary confinement in a small cell in the adjacent prison with medium security measures, for 24 hours a day with three short breaks of 20 minutes a week,” There were 56 days left before he was finally transferred to the camp yesterday (January 13th), “his lawyers wrote.
According to the attorneys, the prison office continued to test Giannulli for Covid-19 every two weeks, and despite his negative test result every time, it brought him back into solitary confinement because other inmates who had arrived at the facility since he reported positive results.
“As a result, the BOP decided that any individual in the facility should re-quarantine every time that happens, despite the fact that the individuals are not in contact with each other, and instead are locked in their cells 24 hours a day,” the attorneys said. In part.
The attorneys cited the Prisons Office’s directives on epidemics to reduce the prison population by allowing some inmates to serve their sentences in home confinement, and argued that solitary confinement was “more stringent” than the court recommended in the ruling against him.
“Here, Mr. Giannoli spent nearly two months in solitary quarantine, which represented about 40% of his full sentence,” the lawyers wrote.
Giannoli pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit fraudulent email and honest fraud mail and mail services in 2020 for his role in the scandal. He was sentenced to five months in prison, a $ 250,000 fine, two years of supervised release and 250 hours of community service.
Loughlin was released from prison in December after serving two months for her role in the scam.
A judge has yet to decide the emergency request.