Ex-Dewey CFO Dodges Prison Time For Fraud Scheme

Law360, New York (October 10, 2017, 10:39 AM EDT) -- Former Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP Chief Financial Officer Joel Sanders on Tuesday was sentenced to community service and ordered to pay a $1 million fine following his conviction on fraud and conspiracy charges for what prosecutors say was a scheme to con the firm's financial backers before the firm collapsed.

Former Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP Chief Financial Officer Joel Sanders had been facing up to four years in prison on fraud charges related to a massive accounting scheme at the defunct firm, but was sentenced instead to community service and ordered to pay a $1 million fine. (AP) New York Supreme...

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