Man Who Forged Mets Exec Signature Gets 4 Years For Fraud

Law360, New York (January 11, 2017, 4:58 PM EST) -- A New Jersey man who forged the signature of New York Mets Chief Operating Officer Jeffrey Wilpon in a business financing fraud was sentenced in Brooklyn federal court Wednesday to 48 months in prison along with more than $4.7 million in restitution.

Michael Conway, 40, who pled guilty in February to one count of wire fraud, used forged contracts to convince family friend David Rich and leasing and vendor finance company De Lage Landen Financial Solutions Partner to invest in his company. Conway at one point...
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