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February 6, 2023

Accountant Won’t Be Taking a Walk in the Woods Anytime Soon

James Hammes, who spent 6 years on the lam walking the Appalachian Trail, pleaded guilty earlier today to wire fraud. 

The judge warned him that she could impose a maximum sentence of up to 20 years, although his plea deal should result in less time.

Either way, it'll be more than enough time for him to get through Bill Bryson's bibliography.

[AP, Earlier]

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