Former Casino Control Commission Chairwoman Violet Anne Golden has asked to have her sentencing conducted via videoconference to minimize the risk of coronavirus transmission, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court.

Golden, 60, has been in jail at Guaynabo Metropolitan Detention Center in Puerto Rico since January, after pleading guilty to two charges: theft from a program receiving federal funds, and willful failure to file a tax return.

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