Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Georgia Attorney Sentenced For Embezzling $340K From Law Firm

Steven Evan Zagoria, 59, of Marietta, Georgia, was sentenced to 21 months in prison for embezzling $343,639 from his law firm. Zagoria was accused of issuing checks and forging the signature of another firm principal and depositing them into his own accounts. Zagoria is alleged to have used the funds to pay for his mortgage and credit card bills as well as for a second home his wife bought. Zagoria was also ordered to pay restitution of $318,000. He was disbarred earlier this year.

Read the story here, here and here.

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