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Former Olympic pole vaulter from Portland lands 3-month federal prison term for fraud

Kory M. Tarpenning, a former two-time U.S. Olympic pole vaulter from Portland, was sentenced Thursday to three months in federal prison for failing to report about $1.9 million in income and wages over five years while living in Monaco.

 

Tarpenning, a 59-year-old athlete-turned-entrepreneur, told U.S. District Judge Michael W. Mosman that he “deeply regretted” his behavior and apologized to all he affected.

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