Disbarred Calif. Atty Cops To Scamming Clients For Millions

Law360 (June 7, 2019, 6:54 PM EDT) -- A former California attorney who was disbarred for fleecing his clients pled guilty in Golden State federal court to a criminal charge related to a multiyear scheme in which he allegedly conned several people out of millions of dollars for legal services he never rendered.

Shant Ohanian pled guilty to a count of wire fraud on Thursday as part of a plea deal he signed with federal prosecutors last month, the government announced Friday in a news release. According to the agreement, Ohanian bilked clients for more than $4 million over a period of several years leading up to and even...

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