10 weird criminal sentences

Check out these 10 court cases where judges have done more than sentence the guilty to a fine or jail time.

Slumlord ordered to live in his own building

In 2008, Cleveland Housing Court Judge Ray Pianka ordered a landlord in violation of several building codes on dozens of rental properties under house arrest in one of the units. Nicholas Dionisopoulos was forced to live in one of his own dilapidated rental houses for six months, fined $100,000, and also had to turn over all rent payments from tenants for repairs on his properties.  

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