Ex-Cozen O'Connor Partner Convicted of Tax Evasion, Fraud

Law360, New York (September 24, 2012, 7:42 PM EDT) -- A former real estate partner with Cozen O'Connor was convicted Monday in Pennsylvania federal court of running a tax evasion scheme to defraud the firm out of $380,000 in client fees, the U.S. Department of Justice announced.

Charles M. Naselsky, who was a partner at the firm’s Philadelphia office, ran a scheme in which he instructed some of his clients to pay him directly for professional legal services when those payments should have been actually made out to Cozen O’Connor, according to the DOJ.

He was...
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