Bruce Fromong

5 Stories

OJ Simpson Could Be Out of Prison by October

'Model inmate' is up for parole

(Newser) - OJ Simpson's nine-to-33-year sentence for his role in an armed hotel room robbery could see him behind bars in a Nevada state prison until 2041—or freed as soon as this October. This is the first year in which Simpson will be eligible for parole, and lawyers say there'... More »

Alleged Simpson Victim Gets Sick in Courtroom

Fromong testifies for hours before pointing to chest and leaving

(Newser) - The first witness in OJ Simpson's robbery-kidnapping trial cut proceedings short by complaining of chest pain and leaving the courtroom, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports. Bruce Fromong, 54, who says he has had four heart attacks since the robbery, testified for hours before pointing to his chest and walking out.... More »

OJ Pleads Not Guilty; Trial Set

Trial on 12 felony charges set to begin in April

(Newser) - OJ Simpson pleaded not guilty today to 12 felony charges that could land him in jail for life, CNN reports. The Juice and two co-defendants will go on trial April 7 on charges relating to a September incident in which they're alleged to have broken into a Las Vegas hotel... More »

Dealer Describes OJ 'Invasion'

Hearing begins on whether evidence is enough for trial

(Newser) - OJ Simpson led several men into a memorabilia dealer’s hotel room “in a military-style invasion” and took tens of thousands of dollars worth of items, the dealer, Bruce Fromong, testified yesterday. He kicked off a 2-day hearing in Las Vegas to determine whether Simpson and others should stand... More »

FBI Was Warned of OJ Heist Scheme

Dealer alerted feds to 'self-organized sting operation'

(Newser) - Three weeks before he participated in OJ Simpson's ill-fated attempt to retrieve sports memorabilia the Juice said was stolen from him, Thomas Riccio told FBI agents that a "self-organized sting operation" was in the works, reports the AP. Riccio said the FBI brushed him off, not wanting to become... More »

5 Stories