Feds seize Larry Nassar's stimulus checks for victim restitution
Former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar appears in court for his final sentencing phase in Eaton County Circuit Court on Feb. 5, 2018, in Charlotte, Michigan. - Rena Laverty/AFP/AFP/TNS

A federal judge Thursday ordered the seizure of about $2,000 from the prison account of Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University doctor accused of sexually abusing hundreds of girls and women. The money will go to five of his victims. The $2,041.57 marks the first substantial payment for victims as part of Nassar's punishment stemming from a 60-year sentence on a federal child porn charge. He also pleaded guilty in Ingham and Eaton counties to state charges of sexually assaulting female gymnasts. The money that is being given to victims is two federal stimulus chec...