Ex-Winston Atty Targeted For Role In Ponzi Scheme

Law360, New York (December 16, 2010, 5:46 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday charged former Winston & Strawn LLP partner Jonathan Bristol with laundering over $20 million in connection with his client Kenneth Ira Starr's admitted Ponzi scheme, while the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission levied similar allegations in an amendment to its civil proceeding against Starr.

The criminal indictment filed by the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara charged Bristol with one count of money laundering for allegedly helping Starr swindle his clients out of $59...
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