Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Massachusetts Lawyer, Wife, Accused Of Embezzling $1 Million From Clients

Peter J. Unitt III, 46, and his wife, Lee Peck Unitt, 45, both of Merrimac, Massachusetts, have been charged on multiple counts alleging they misappropriated more than $1 million from clients of Peter Unitt's Woburn-based law firm known as The Crest Group, LLC, where Lee Unitt also was employed as a secretary and paralegal. They have pleaded not guilty to charges of larceny of more than $250, conspiracy to larceny, embezzlement and forgery. According to authorities, the Unitts misappropriated refinanced loans and real estate of their clients. The schemes allegedly occurred between 2006 and 2007.

Read the story here and here.

Read the DA's announcement here.


SusanWalsh said...

my husband and I have been taken by this Husband and wife team! I truly hope that they get what they deserve. We trusted this couple, heck she was my grandson's godmother! Talk about Madoff!
They took every cent that we had from ours homes to our savings! It makes me think three times about becoming aquintances with any being with two legs. The Unitts, especially Peck Eu Lee Unitt. She is rotten to the core. Don't let her 7 degrees and her CEO supposedly in Austraila sell you a line of bull! Friends/family BEWARE!

Anonymous said...


Would you be able to provide some recent information on this case?