Ex-Baker & McKenzie Lawyer Hit With 2nd Indictment

Law360, New York (May 27, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A former lawyer at Baker & McKenzie LLP has been indicted on charges of money laundering and wire fraud stemming from an alleged theft uncovered after he was earlier indicted on securities fraud.

Martin Weisberg, an ex-partner in Baker's New York office, pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, according to a report by Dow Jones. He is charged with stealing $1.3 million from a client.

The new charges come six months after the...
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