Ex-Atty Gets 25 Years For Role in $34M Oil and Gas Scheme

Law360, New York (May 2, 2012, 10:07 PM EDT) -- A Kentucky federal judge on Tuesday sentenced a former attorney for his role in an oil and gas investment scheme through Mid-America Energy, Inc. and Global Energy Group, which allegedly defrauded investors out of more than $34 million, according to Wednesday news reports.

Lexington, Ky. attorney Bryan S. Coffman was sentenced to 25 years in prison nearly a year after a federal jury convicted him and former Mid-America owner Gary Moss Milby of Campbellsville, Ky. of 8 counts each of mail fraud and 9 nine counts...
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