Ex-Immigration Atty Gets 40 Years For Kidnapping Scheme

Law360, Los Angeles (March 16, 2017, 8:40 PM EDT) -- A Harvard Law graduate and disbarred former San Francisco immigration attorney who admitted to kidnapping a woman and pretending to be an elite criminal in a failed ransom-seeking scheme will spend 40 years in prison for his strange crime spree, according to a Thursday sentencing order.

Matthew Muller, who had been disbarred in 2015 after failing to respond to charges accusing him of failing to take action in a client’s immigration proceeding and then lying to the client about it, pled guilty in September to one...
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