Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

Editor: Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Friday, September 21, 2012

Former Attorney Set to Plead Guilty To Taking Clients' Money

Images-1Kenneth Hoesch is a former Zeeland attorney who is scheduled to plead guilty to charges of mail fraud, and making a false statement on a tax return.  These schemings enabled Hoesch to steal about $900,000 in clients' estate planning trusts. Hoesch was recently found competent to stand trial and both sides agree that $835,000 should be paid in restitution. 

See John Agar, Former Zeeland Attorney To Plead in $900,000 Scheme Targeting Clients' Funds, M Live, Sept. 21, 2012. 

Special thanks to Brian Cohan (Attorney at Law, Law Offices of Brian J. Cohan, P.C.) and Jim Hillhouse (Professional Legal Marketing (PLM, Inc.)) for bringing this article to my attention.


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