Wife Of Fraudster Atty Can't Stop $32M Accounts Seizure

Law360, New York (March 20, 2017, 8:50 PM EDT) -- The wife of jailed former Jenkens & Gilchrist PC lawyer Paul Daugerdas can’t fight forfeiture of $32 million related to her husband’s $7 billion tax fraud conviction because the accounts were transferred to her after the fraudulent scheme began, a Manhattan federal judge ruled Monday.

U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley III rejected Eleanor Daugerdas’ claim that her interest in a dozen investment accounts transferred to her by her husband between 2000 and 2009 exceeds that of the government, saying that because the accounts were filled...
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New York Southern

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June 9, 2009

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