Fen-Phen Attys Ordered To Pay Feds $30M

Law360, New York (June 19, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Attorneys convicted of siphoning off millions of dollars intended for plaintiffs in a fen-phen class action will have to pay $30 million as a money judgment, and that doesn’t include money they’ve already spent paying off their victims in state suits, a federal judge has said.

Shirley Cunningham Jr. and William Gallion will forfeit $30 million — not more or less — Judge Danny Reeves of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky said in an order issued Wednesday. Counsel for the government...
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