Philly Businessman Seeks Leniency Over Investment Fraud

Law360, New York (October 11, 2013, 7:23 PM ET) -- A Philadelphia businessman convicted of teaming up with a New Jersey attorney on investment schemes that bankrolled a Sean "Diddy" Combs performance asked a New York federal court Friday for a sentence below the applicable guidelines based on his community work and other factors.

A jury in February found Tyrone Gilliams Jr. and attorney Everette L. Scott Jr. of Elam & Scott LLP guilty on charges of securities and wire fraud. Last month, Scott was sentenced in New York federal court to 30 months in prison,...
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