Calif. Ex-Paralegal Accused Of Pocketing Settlement Funds

Law360, Los Angeles (February 4, 2013, 7:54 PM EST) -- Former paralegal Ana Lissa Reyes was arraigned Thursday on mail fraud and tax evasion charges alleging she stole settlement funds from her firm’s clients and underreported her income on tax forms to hide her extra earnings, government officials said Friday.

A criminal complaint filed in California federal court last year alleges Reyes, who worked as a secretary, office manager and paralegal for an unnamed San Francisco Bay Area law firm specializing in personal injury, family law and criminal defense, settled client claims between 2006 and 2011...
To view the full article, register now.