“Poster Child for Irresponsibility” Thrown in Jail for Neglecting to Pay Child SupportMarybeth Sampsel
A Michigan man who fathered 23 children with 14 women has been sent to jail for failure to pay child support. Howard Veal is more than $500,000 in arrears and has been sentenced to up to four years in jail by Judge Denis Lieber. Judge Lieber branded Veal an “insult to every responsible father who sacrifices to provide for their children,” and the “poster child for irresponsibility.”
During a presentencing investigation, Veal reportedly indicated he had fathered 15 children with 12 women, but that he could not remember them all. A court report uncovered that Veal actually has 23 children with 14 different women.
See more about Howard Veal at http://www.emirates247.com/news/world/dad-of-23-kids-jailed-for-not-paying-child-support-2010-09-29-1.297140.