Ex-Minter Ellison CFO Who Stole $3M From Firm Gets 10 Years

Law360, New York (July 26, 2012, 8:17 PM EDT) -- The former chief financial officer of top Australian law firm Minter Ellison has been sentenced to 10 1/2 years of imprisonment after pleading guilty to stealing about $2.8 million from firm partners to fund his jet-setting lifestyle, according to Australian news reports.

Craig Raneberg, the former CFO of Minter Ellison’s Perth and Adelaide branches, was sentenced on July 20 in the Southern Australian District Court on charges that he pilfered money from the firm by re-directing wire transfers meant for firm partners to his own bank...
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