A government cooperating witness who perjured himself before disappearing from a New York federal courtroom in April returned Thursday for sentencing in his role in the municipal bond bid-rigging scandal.

Adrian Scott-Jones, 63, a former guaranteed investment contract banker, received an 18-month prison term on each of three counts of wire fraud and conspiracy, to run concurrently, and a $12,500 fine for a scheme to keep interest rates artificially low.

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