Fla. Runaway Lawyer Gets 5-Year, $6M Sentence For Fraud

Law360, Miami (March 19, 2014, 7:29 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Wednesday handed down a five-year prison sentence to former foreclosure defense attorney Timothy P. McCabe and ordered him to pay back nearly $6 million in stolen client funds.

The sentencing hearing in West Palm Beach, which McCabe's attorney described as an emotionally charged event for both his client's family and the victims, ended a dramatic past year for the disgraced attorney.

McCabe disappeared on April 2 with $3 million from the escrow funds held by his Lake Worth, Fla.-based firm McCabe...
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