Now that the federal case against Real Housewives of Atlanta cast member Apollo Nida, 35, has ended in a conviction, the focus is shifting to his alleged co-conspirators — one of whom may or may not be his wife, local attorney and RHOA star Phaedra Parks.
Apollo was sentenced to 8 years in prison on Wednesday for conspiring to to commit mail, wire and bank fraud in a complex fraud scheme which spanned over four years and harmed over 50 victims.
Apollo will remain free for another 2 months. But he cannot appeal his conviction due to his plea deal.
Former reality TV cast member Apollo Nida was sentenced to 8 years in a federal prison today. Apollo was given leniency for snitching to the feds about his costars on Real Housewives of Atlanta.
Legal experts say Apollo will likely serve half the time.
Last month, a federal judge sentenced Nida’s female accomplice, Gayla St. Julien, to 5 years and 1 month in a federal prison.
Local attorney and reality TV star Phaedra Parks‘ husband Apollo Nida is set to be sentenced today by one of Georgia’s harshest federal judges.
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Apollo Nida‘s co-conspirator Gayla St. Julien isn’t going to prison quietly.
A federal judge sentenced Apollo Nida’s female accomplice to 5 years and 1 month in a federal prison on Wednesday.
The AJC’s Rodney Ho reports Nida’s co-conspirator Gayla St. Julien pled guilty to conspiracy to commit mail, wire and bank fraud and aggravated identity theft, resulting in a 61-month prison sentence.
St. Julien, 44, and Nida worked together from 2009 until 2013. She did most of the leg work while following Nida’s instructions.