PROBATION - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) Beanie Babies creator defends probation sentence <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">Beanie Babies creator defends probation sentence</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T12:59:01.473-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 12:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • Lawyers for the billionaire creator of Beanie Babies say a federal judge didn’t let him off too easily by giving him probation and no prison time for hiding at least $25 million from U.S. tax authorities in Swiss banks. In a 57-page filing Thursday with the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, Ty Warner denies the judge in Chicago sent a message that there’s a different standard for the wealthy. That’s the prosecutors’ argument in their recent appeal asking for a do-over of Warner’s sent...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581703982014-07-10T12:59:01.473-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-10T12:59:01.473-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:59:01 MDT