Webster Lee "Web" Hubbell (born 1949), is a former Arkansas lawyer and politician. He was a lawyer in Pulaski County before serving as Mayor of Little Rock from 1979 until he resigned in 1981. He was appointed by Bill Clinton as chief justice of Arkansas State Supreme Court in 1983. When Clinton became President, Hubbell was appointed as Associate Attorney General, which is the third most powerful person in the Justice Department. His wife is Suzanna "Suzy" Hubbell (née Ward).
In December 1994, Hubbell pled guilty to federal mail fraud and tax evasion charges in connection with his handling of billing at the Rose Law Firm, a firm with partners that once included Hillary Clinton and Vince Foster. Hubbell admitted he had defrauded former clients and former partners out of $482,410.83. On June 28, 1995, Judge George Howard sentenced Hubbell to 21 months' imprisonment.
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... a wide variety of criminal offenses by the Clintons and others, including Webster Hubbell ... These allegations led to the discovery that Hubbell, a Hillary Clinton friend and former Rose Law Firm partner, had committed multiple frauds, mostly against his own firm ... Hillary Clinton, instead of being complicit in Hubbell's crimes, had been among his victims ...
... On June 28, 1995, Judge George Howard sentenced Hubbell to 21 months' imprisonment ... Hubbell had pled guilty ... As part of his guilty plea, Hubbell entered an immunity agreement with independent counsel Kenneth Starr in exchange for his cooperation in the Whitewater investigation ...
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