Pa. Atty Gets 18 Months For Fraud After Judge Knocks Feds

Law360, New York (March 7, 2014, 7:27 PM EST) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge on Friday doled out an 18-month prison sentence to a Bucks County, Pa., lawyer convicted of conspiracy and fraud charges over mortgage loans to distressed homeowners, in a case in which she cut the government's $14 million loss estimate to about $400,000.  

U.S. District Court Judge Mary A. McLaughlin also ordered the attorney, Jeffrey A. Bennett, to complete two years of supervised release and to pay a $7,500 fine, a $400 special assessment and a joint and several forfeiture of about...
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