Former federal judge Camp sentenced to prison over stripper scandal


ATLANTA, GEORGIA (BNO NEWS) — Former federal judge Jack Camp on Friday was sentenced to a short prison term over the scandal involving drugs and a stripper, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.

Former Senior U.S. District Judge Camp, 67, received a 30-day prison term, 400 hours of community service, and one year of probation. In addition, Camp was ordered to pay a $1,000 fine.

U.S. District Judge Thomas Hogan said before sentencing that Camp disgraced his position and denigrated his office. Camp asked for probation and community service sentence but Hogan denied it.

Camp resigned from the U.S. District Court bench shortly before pleading guilty in November to a felony drug charge and two misdemeanors. He admitted giving a stripper $160 to buy drugs, knowing that she was a convicted felon.

“I have embarrassed and humiliated my family as well as myself,” Camp said. “I have embarrassed the court I have served on and I am deeply sorry for that. When I look back at the circumstances which brought me here and look at what I did, it makes me sick.”

At the time of his offense, Camp was a senior judge who began paying the exotic dancer for sex and drugs after meeting her in May at the Goldrush Showbar in Atlanta. Later on, the stripper turned informant for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

In October, Camp was arrested by FBI agents in an undercover drug operation. He said his decades-long battle with depression and a bicycling accident that caused brain damage led him to use drugs and seeing strippers.

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  1. pat
    March 13, 2011


  2. mouth of the south
    March 12, 2011

    mr was d/ca also,,, i saw him south city getting well high,,,, never knew he was into strippers though,,, i woulda hook him up on a sweet d/can ting

    • Lougaoo Mem
      March 13, 2011

      Why didn’t you report the Bastard MOTS? Next time ma brotha, turn him in.

      • Truth, Justice, Love, Peace and Unity
        March 14, 2011

        @ Lougaoo Men

        Since when do lougaoo offer good advice? Lougaoo is the devil’s advocate. You know what lougaoo and the likes of such are capable of. I would advise you to change that pet name. Some of you use those types of ungodly names. Those names make me wonder what type of people are you who utilize such names.
        Christians do not use such names that keep those evil spirits in our midst and country. Can you not find a better pet name?

  3. Ms. chin
    March 12, 2011

    Whats why I live the US even the US district Judge gets to go to jail. So much corruption in our
    government and they get to sewo….. well, well.

    • Maitre Sewo
      March 13, 2011

      Judge Camp should have considered coming to the region to practice.He could have done a stint in the Bahamas or JA ot T&T then could practice here on island.Then he could be hooked up easily in all he was charged for in the USA and more and live de life of our officials even teach them a thing or two.Our lawyers could have taught him how to operate undercover and score by the girls, $$ etc.In essence fraterize and join the cabal.

  4. Lougaoo Mem
    March 12, 2011

    Why do I think that I’ve seen this racist US District Judge somewhere before? Yea! Now I remember.

  5. biggaz
    March 12, 2011

    cyat sweet u know especially those strippers they do it so well you get addicted

  6. sexy girl
    March 12, 2011

    sorry to hear of his personal problems which may have lead him to take drugs…but for now it seems like he’s gonna take a taste of the same prison he would send folks to …lol!

  7. Aaaaa
    March 11, 2011

    Look at this. A federal Judge paying people to get drugs for him. He put money into it through convicted felons, a prostitute no less. Because judge camp plead guilty he getting a slap on the wrist. This man should be made an example off. This is the man. Nope they won’t do that. If anyone should know better its the judge. Buju not an officer of the law or court may get 15 years because they pay someone $50,000 to coerce him, because he didn’t give in to them bringing him down for a song he wrote millions years ago. He didn’t even invest in the deal or received drugs like this judge. I’m so taken a back at cases in this place that show deliberate intent to punish minority, people of colour for things they won’t punish others for. 67 years old and you have a prostitute?! This judge is well off, they get massive pensions and continued services even after retirement and after all these years serving on the bench you do this crap and get a short term in jail? This is the same judge who wouldn’t give breaks too many of the convicted offenders who stood before his court. You see nobody have a right to judge people. Your backyard dirtier than mine but you want to tell me what to do. It isn’t drugs that killing people its sickos like this. He has a Bsc, a masters and a juris doctor but this is what he does. SMH…

  8. he will die
    March 11, 2011

    but Judge hogan is a total wanker..the prisoners will kill or beat up camp/.////how comes they didn’t send mel gibson prison!! the son of a female dog hit his wife….

    • Aaaaa
      March 11, 2011

      Camp going to one off those hotel federal lock up. Where he have minimal security maybe he might learn a new skill from all those fancy classes they have in there. Maybe he’ll learn to Knit sweaters… :wink: . He won’t get to see the inside of a jail where they usually send blacks! Oh yeah inside a jail where he sent blacks for similar convictions as he. Only difference they send him for a much shorter term.

    • mwenmem
      March 12, 2011

      I agree! You can buy drugs and sex and be sent to jail but if you beat your wife black and blue you stay home to watch tv.

      • b
        March 12, 2011

        actually that woma is a jumpoff not mell gibson’s wife. Infact he was still married when the said jumpoff now baby mama got into his pants. Mel never bit his wife robin and she was one of his strong supporters and witnesses in the court against his jumpoff oksana. Furthermore I realy doubt oksana got beat up and I think she did it herself. Hell she’s a russian and they’re crazy as hell.

      • Trouble intended
        March 13, 2011

        HEY!!! Stop talking about Chris Brown like that. Rihanna said that she liked it. :lol: :lol:

    • Gabo
      March 12, 2011

      i have a female dog and her sons have done just fine. He is a man that was born of a woman just like you and I

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