Atty Should Forfeit $5M From NFLer's Stock Scheme, US Says

Law360, New York (August 19, 2013, 3:25 PM EDT) -- U.S. prosecutors told a Florida federal judge Friday that a California attorney should forfeit $5.4 million he received by participating in an alleged scheme with former NFL player Willie Gault and others to artificially inflate a heart-monitoring device company's stock.

Attorney Mitchell J. Stein personally received $3.2 million from the fraud scheme and must forfeit the money following his May conviction, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. But the Justice Department also says that under federal law, Stein is responsible for $2.2 million that one...
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