ST. LOUIS — A former St. Louis insurance coverage agent was sentenced Monday to a few years in jail for serving to a one-time actuality TV star fraudulently receive life insurance coverage on a relative later shot to demise in a murder-for-hire conspiracy.
Waiel Rebhi Yaghnam, 44, pleaded responsible to federal expenses in July, admitting he conspired with James Norman on the coverage on Norman’s nephew, Andre Montgomery Jr.
Norman and Montgomery each appeared on OWN TV’s “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s,” a actuality present set in a restaurant based by Montgomery’s grandmother. It ran 5 seasons beginning in 2011.
James Norman conspired with Waiel Rebhi Yaghnam to kill his nephew Andre Montgomery Jr.WireImage
Andre Montgomery Jr. was killed by Travell Anthony Hill, who pleaded responsible, in 2016.OWN
Montgomery, 21, was killed in 2016 by Travell Anthony Hill, who stated he was employed by Norman. Hill pleaded responsible in June to conspiracy to murder-for-hire and was sentenced to 32 years in jail.
Norman, 43, was convicted in September of murder-for-hire and fraud expenses. His sentencing is in March.
The present “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s” was a actuality present set in a restaurant based by Montgomery’s grandmother. AP
The coverage contained a $200,000 unintentional demise rider that may pay out if Montgomery died of one thing apart from pure causes, and a $50,000 time period rider that may pay if Montgomery died inside 10 years of the coverage’s issuance.