Fla. Atty Pleads Guilty In $137M Investment Fraud Scheme

Law360, New York (November 21, 2013, 1:05 PM EST) -- A Florida lawyer pled guilty Wednesday in federal court to a charge of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud for his role in an international investment fraud scheme that prosecutors said scammed victims out of more than $137 million.

Lawrence S. Hartman appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Elizabeth A. Jenkins to plead guilty to one count in his superseding indictment on the conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud charge after reaching a plea agreement with prosecutors Nov. 4, according to court documents.

Hartman faces...
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