CD Counterfeiting leads to sentence of a former Alamo Ministry member

TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) - A federal judge has sentenced a former member of the Tony Alamo Christian Ministries to 180 days of house arrest and two years' probation for trafficking in counterfeit compact discs. Leslie Ray "Buster" White of Texarkana, Texas, had pleaded guilty to one trafficking count in September. U.S. District Judge David Folsom noted that it was a non-violent offense and said it would be appropriate to not sentence White to prison.
     White briefly addressed the court and apologized. He was accused of selling counterfeit CDs and clothes at a flea market. Alamo is jailed, awaiting a federal trial on charges he took underage girls across state lines for sex. White's association with Alamo did not come up in the brief hearing. Afterward, White was silent when asked if he was cooperating in the Alamo investigation.

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