Fraudster Found Guilty In Plot to Kill NY Judge, Prosecutor

Law360, New York (January 24, 2014, 2:50 PM EST) -- A federal jury on Thursday convicted a jailed Long Island fraudster over a plot to kill a Brooklyn federal judge who convicted him of a boiler room fraud, as well as the prosecutor who brought the case, nearly five months after his accomplice was sentenced to 24 years for conspiracy.

Joseph Romano, 51, faces a maximum penalty of life in prison at his sentencing, set for March. His partner in the murder-for-hire plot, former Marine Dejvid Mirkovic, pled guilty before Brooklyn federal Judge John Keenan in...
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