Fired Crowell Atty Charged With $7M Theft From Client

Law360, New York (January 23, 2012, 2:12 PM EST) -- A fired Crowell & Moring LLP lawyer accused of filching $7 million from real estate manager Regal Real Estate LLC has been charged with larceny and scheming to defraud his client, the Manhattan district attorney's office said Friday.

Douglas Arntsen, 34, was returned to the U.S. Friday from Hong Kong, where prosecutors say he fled after his activity came to light. Arntsen was denied bail by New York City Criminal Court of New York County Judge Abraham Clott, who set the suspect's next court date for...
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