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Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Revealed: Millionaire du Pont family heir was spared jail for raping his three-year-old daughter & infant son because judge decided he wouldn’t ‘fare well’ in prison

Shocking details have emerged of how a multimillionaire heir to the du Pont chemical business was convicted of raping his three-year-old daughter but escaped serving prison time after a Delaware Superior Court judge ruled he would ‘not fare well’.

Robert H. Richards IV was charged with fourth-degree rape in 2009 after he admitted that he had raped his daughter almost a decade ago. Richards is a scion of two prominent Delaware families – the du Pont family who built the chemical empire and the Richards family who co-founded the prestigious corporate law firm Richards Layton & Finger.

News of the shocking leniency shown to Richards, 46, only emerged on Tuesday in the details of a lawsuit filed against him by his ex-wife Tracy. In her lawsuit, Tracy Richards charges that he penetrated his daughter with his fingers while masturbating, and subsequently also assaulted his toddler son as well.

Robert Richards is an unemployed heir living off his trust fund. He is the great grandson of du Pont family patriarch Irenee du Pont, a chemical baron.



Anonymous said...

There are two distinctly different justice systems in this country....One for the rich and one for the rest of the peons...This judge should be thrown off the bench for this asinine ruling.

Anonymous said...

Money talks!

Anonymous said...

Not only that 10:30 AM, cash payoffs to judges and other lawyers are made everyday for favors received. About 25 years ago a major meth/drug dealer had his lawyer pay the judge $60k in order to be jailed at Allenwood, the millionaires country club prison in Pa vs Penn. St. Pen.. Conjugal visits, electronic perimeter, not barb wired security fencing, sauna, pool, billiards etc. Money is the juice, everyday corruption exists from the top of politics to the bottom of the judicial system. Those of us that are poor or try to keep every dollar for themselves are forced to swim with the sharks.

Anonymous said...

This is WRONG on soo many different levels! He wouldn't fare well ha ha how is his daughter and apparently his son also faring since he got to put his hands on those children? Nice name of the Lawfirm though - casue Richards laid the finger and got away with it! That judge needs to loose his position, and pay! Guilty still walk free - but what about the victims? They are the ones that always pay the most!

Anonymous said...

First it was "too big to fail."

Then it became "too big to jail."

Now we have "too rich to jail."

The system is broken and corrupted.

lmclain said...

"equal justice under the law", huh? I'm wondering WHO "fares well" in prison?
And I'm wondering if the judge, coincidentally, of course, just acquired a beachfront home in the Bahamas.
It's not just Senators and Representatives taking bribes, I guess.
Look at the bill that Monsanto just got approved by the Senate and tell me that "campaign
contributions" aren't bribes.
Money talks.
Keep cheering.

Anonymous said...

My question,,If the mother knew of these things why didn't she stand up for her daughter then? SAD EXCUSE FOR A MOTHER SHE NEEDS TO BE ON TRIAL

Anonymous said...

Rumor has it that he dresses like a woman and has moved to Salisbury.

Anonymous said...

Like when John DuPont shot that guy and got sent to a mental hospital.

Anonymous said...

AMEN 1:35...The mother needs to be on trial/in prison. After he molested the poor little girl she then had the little boy. Why would you have another kid with a child molester? I can promise you if this was my child/children he would not be out walking around...I would put him 6 ft. under!

Anonymous said...

I agree with 10:30, there has got to be some kind of law to remove obviously corrupt judges that are not upholding the law.

Anonymous said...

Ahhh , how sweet it is , $$$$$$$$$$ can buy you anything , except salvation.Get right with GOD!!

Roy said...

Wilmington mafia .. I read something a long time ago about pedophilia-- among the elites up there. There was a former WH Press corps member named Jeff Gannon who was openly Gay..

Who is worth a keyword search .. WaPo has several articles about him Dems tried to falsely link him to Geo W Bush to create a false narrative about him and Joe's clan

Joe Biden made one of his patented remarks from the Twilight Zone about Gannon on Meet The Press before he became VP--Gannon claimed to know Joe "intimately" as a child.

Anonymous said...

Another case of if you have money then you won't get time. Really Sick. Just like the Heroin Dealer that owns the Levi Store in Salisbury, Has money so he didn't get the time for it that he deserved and still dealing drugs. I wonder what is wrong with this country GEE!