Alleged 'Rebecca' Fraudster May Plead Out

Law360, New York (January 18, 2013, 6:19 PM EST) -- Prosecutors are negotiating a possible plea deal with Mark Hotton, a consultant accused of defrauding the producers of defunct Broadway musical “Rebecca” and a Connecticut real estate company, an assistant U.S. attorney said Friday.

Prosecutors have met with Hotton's attorney to discuss a deal and intend to meet with him again soon, Assistant U.S. Attorney Edward B. Diskant said at a hearing in Manhattan before U.S. District Judge John Koeltl.

“The defendant and government are engaged in active discussion regarding a disposition,” Diskant said.

Hotton, a...
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