Ex-Mayer Brown Partner Convicted at Retrial

In the fifth day of deliberations, a jury in Southern District Judge Loretta Preska's courtroom emerged to find veteran lawyer Joseph Collins guilty of conspiracy, two counts of securities fraud, two counts of false filings with the SEC and two counts of wire fraud.

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  • RD Legal Funding

    This verdict is a tough blow to the defendant but it could help the people who were the defrauded to try and get their money back. I'm sure there will be a civil trial against the defendant going after his assets and possibly the business he was working for at the time. Plaintiffs since the recession are very active getting what's owed to them. This situation will be no exception.

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