Ex-SEC Lawyer Escapes Prison In Dreier Fraud Case

Law360, New York (July 7, 2010, 5:00 PM EDT) -- Former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission lawyer Robert L. Miller dodged jail time Wednesday when a federal judge sentenced him to two years of probation for impersonating Canadian and Icelandic pension plan officers in a fictitious transaction plotted by now-jailed attorney Marc S. Dreier.

Judge Kimba M. Wood of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York placed several special conditions on the 53-year-old Miller's supervised release, ruling that he must provide his probation officer with access to any requested financial information, abstain...
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