CPA Gets 18 Months In Ex-NFL Star's $20M Mortgage Scam

Law360, Dallas (November 28, 2012, 7:10 PM EST) -- A Texas federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a certified public accountant to 18 months in prison for his role in a $20 million mortgage fraud scam organized by an ex-Dallas Cowboys linebacker, and ordered him and two other previously sentenced men to pay restitution totaling more than $3.5 million.

U.S. District Judge Jorge A. Solis sentenced Scott David Eller, convicted by a jury in February of one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, to 18 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release,...
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