Robert Sand, 50, didn't just become America's most deplorable father overnight, it took stubborn determination and dogged non-commitment to neglect and dodge his children for more than a decade -- while racking up a $1.2 million child-support bill.
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Sand went the extra mile to be that horrible, and now faces four years behind bars after pleading guilty in federal court in Islip, N.Y. yesterday to two counts of traveling domestically and internationally in efforts to evade child-support payments.
"[T]he defendant has admitted to abandoning his responsibilities to the children he helped bring into this world, and to leaving the country to do so," Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of N.Y., said in a statement. "Neither court orders nor the familial bond meant anything to him as he fled to avoid his obligations."More »