Prosperity Exec Faces New Counts In Fraud Case

Law360, New York (November 11, 2010, 7:27 PM EST) -- Prosperity International LLC manager Michael Burgess has been indicted on 96 counts of wire fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud and money laundering in connection with his alleged role in multimillion-dollar real estate schemes.

A grand jury in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida on Wednesday issued a superseding indictment that more than doubled the number of counts against Burgess, who was originally indicted in June on 42 counts of wire fraud and conspiracy.

Burgess is accused of willfully devising and executing...
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