Dewey & LeBoeuf Impersonator, Fraudster Gets 5 Years

Law360, New York (September 2, 2011, 5:42 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey man was sentenced to nearly six years in prison Tuesday for orchestrating a scheme in which he defrauded an investor by impersonating representatives of Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP and a financial institution.

U.S. District Judge Garrett Brown Jr. sentenced Vlade Stojchevski, of Lake Hiawatha, to 71 months' imprisonment, four years of supervised release and a $635,000 fine after he pled guilty June 29 to one count of wire fraud in connection with the scheme.

According to prosecutors, in 1998 or 1999, Stojchevski's victim,...
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