Jury Convicts Atty Over Stock Fraud Scheme With Ex-NFLer

Law360, Miami (May 21, 2013, 4:56 PM EDT) -- A Florida jury on Monday convicted a California attorney of allegedly conspiring with former NFL player Willie Gault and others to artificially inflate a heart-monitoring device company's stock through a series of fraudulent schemes.

A jury in the Southern District of Florida convicted Mitchell J. Stein, 53, of Hidden Hills, Calif., of participating in a five-year, multimillion-dollar market manipulation and fraud scheme to artificially inflate the price of stock for Signalife Inc., a publicly traded company now known as Heart Tronics that purportedly sold electronic heart-monitoring...
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