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Atty Gets 15 More Years For Fleeing US After $550M Scam

Law360 (September 10, 2018, 7:55 PM EDT) -- A former Social Security disability lawyer who previously got hit with a 12-year sentence in absentia for his part in a $550 million fraud scheme received an additional 15-year sentence in Kentucky federal court for fleeing the country and retaliating against an informant, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

The additional sentence issued on Friday follows Eric Christopher Conn's escape from federal custody in early June 2017. Conn remained at large in July 2017, when U.S. District Judge Danny C. Reeves sentenced him to 12 years...
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