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Beverly Hills Man Gets 5-Year Sentence for Hiring a Hit Man to a Kill Woman he Dated


September 22, 2022

A Beverly Hills man was sentenced

to five years behind barsthis week for

trying to hire a “hit man” to kill a woman

he briefly dated in 2020.

In June, Scott Berkett, 25, pleaded

guilty to a single count of using interstate

facilities to commit murder-forhire,

which carries a prison sentence of

up to 10 years. However, prosecutors

agreed to seek a penalty of no more

than five years, according to the plea

agreement filed in Los Angeles federal


Federal prosecutors said Berkett

met the victim online, and she flew to

Los Angeles to meet him in late October

2020. Identified in court pa...

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