Milberg Kickback Plaintiff To Serve 3 Months In Prison

Law360, New York (October 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A man who accepted kickbacks from the firm formerly known as Milberg Weiss LLP in exchange for serving as lead plaintiff in 40 securities class actions has been sentenced to three months in prison and two years of supervised release.

Howard Vogel, the first to plead guilty in the long-running scheme, has also been ordered to pay the government a $4,000 fine, according to documents filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Judge John F. Walter recommended Vogel serve the...
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