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Saturday, July 11, 2009

Former Mayer Brown Lawyer Convicted for his Role in Refco Fraud

Joseph P. Collins, a former partner at Mayer Brown and longtime attorney for Refco, was convicted on Friday on conspiracy, securities and wire fraud charges in connection with Refco's scheme to hide its financial difficulties.  The jury deadlocked on a number of other charges.  Collins faces up to 20 years in prison.  WSJ, Former Refco Lawyer Convicted of Fraud, Conspiracy.

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