Atty's Aide Gets 1 Year For Role In $1M Seminole Fee Fraud

Law360, Miami (August 15, 2013, 7:23 PM EDT) -- The office manager of a former attorney for the Seminole Tribe of Florida who is accused of charging $1 million in fraudulent legal fees received a sentence Wednesday of one year in prison and $148,000 in restitution for her role in the scheme.

Maria Hassun, 66, pled guilty to one count of theft from an Indian tribe as part of federal prosecutors' 10-count indictment brought against her and attorney Frank Excel Marley III, 39, of Miramar, Fla., in the Southern District of Florida. The pair were...
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