Joseph Maldonado-Passage is serving a 22 year prison term as federal inmate number 26154-017 at the Federal Medical Center in Fort Worth, TX. Maldonado-Passage, better known at Joe Exotic (”Exotic”) was the main subject of a popular Netflix series, Tiger King, documenting the life of Exotic, a tiger breeder and his rival, animal activist, Carole Baskin.
Rumors circled in January 2021 that Exotic might be on President Donald Trump’s clemency list but that was not to be. However, there may be another chance for freedom. The U.S. 10th District Court of Appeals has ordered Exotic to be resentenced following his conviction in the murder-for-hire plot of Big Cat Rescue’s Carole Baskin. A appellate court found that the trial court erred in the proceedings by incorrectly calculating his prison term under sentencing guidelines. Exotic could be coming home sooner rather than later. Read Entire Article At: https://www.forbes.com/sites/walterpavlo/2021/09/16/from-prisontiger-king-joe-exotic-has-new-cryptocurrency-hitting-market/?sh=5ab066b624cd