Canada Atty, Millions In Client Funds Missing, Reports Say

Law360, New York (December 2, 2013, 8:24 PM EST) -- An Ontario judge held Toronto attorney Javad Heydary in contempt Friday after he failed to show up in court to answer questions about millions in missing client funds, according to the Canadian law society now controlling Heydary's teetering firms and published reports.

Heydary, a real estate lawyer who led a consortium of boutique firms headquartered in Toronto’s financial district, is believed to have left the country about two weeks ago on a deadline for a hand-over of millions in client funds, according to an affidavit filed...
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