Debra Ryan, the longtime girlfriend of Samuel Israel III, who was found guilty of swindling Bayou Management hedge fund investors out of more than $400 million, pled guilty Tuesday to aiding and abetting the Israel when he was a fugitive.

Although Ryan could originally have faced up to 10 years in prison, under a plea agreement with the government, that has been reduced to between four and 10 months.

Following the original charges against Ryan in June, she then committed a misdemeanor by sending Israel $300 in cash to him in prison. That charge is still pending.

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