Securities Attorney Arrested On Wire Fraud Charges

Law360, New York (May 21, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A California securities lawyer was arrested Tuesday and charged with participating in a scheme that cheated individual investors out of more than $20 million.

Jeanne M. Rowzee of Irvine, Calif., allegedly took part in a Ponzi scheme and faces federal charges of wire fraud, according to Salvador Hernandez, FBI assistant director in Los Angeles, and U.S. Attorney Thomas P. O'Brian. If convicted, she faces a possible sentence of up to 20 years in federal prison.

Rowzee was scheduled to appear Wednesday to answer the charges, which...
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