Klevan & Abramowitz Partner Indicted For Fraud

Law360, New York (August 20, 2010, 1:59 PM EDT) -- A grand jury has indicted a Philadelphia attorney for allegedly negotiating settlements without the knowledge of his clients and pocketing more than $1 million he embezzled from clients and the law firm where he was a named partner.

A jury in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania indicted Jeffrey Abramowitz, 47, of Plymouth Meeting, Pa., on Thursday on five counts of mail fraud and two counts of wire fraud. If convicted, he faces up to 140 years in prison and a fine...
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