Reimbursements for Lawyer's Theft Hit $4.5 Million, a N.J. Record High

, New Jersey Law Journal

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A New Jersey lawyer who bilked his clients out of millions has generated the highest total of reimbursement claims in the history of the New Jersey Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection, necessitating a state Supreme Court order lifting the cap on repayments.

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  • Dan Hendi

    Good point Tom. To be clear, all claims that were purely investments and not a part of the information he gained from his attorney/client relationship with his victims, were rejected. The investment claims were part of the difference in the claims falling between $54 million filed and the $17 million deemed valid that is mentioned in the article.

  • Tom Kelly

    It appears from the article this individual was operating more as a bogus financial advisor than as an attorney. That being the case why is the fund involved at all if these activities fall outside of legal representation?

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