Couple Posing As Fried Frank Attys Plead Guilty To Fraud

Law360, Miami (March 21, 2014, 6:13 PM EDT) -- A Florida couple pled guilty Thursday to fraud and identity theft for duping investors to pump money into their purported international bank software company by impersonating Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP attorneys to reassure investors that their business was legitimate.

Michael Rivers, 56, and Kim Rivers, 56, pled guilty in the Middle District of Florida to lying to investors about their Orlando-based Global Business Genesis LLC and using investor funds for personal purposes.

Michael Rivers pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit...
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