Saturday, November 19, 2005

Connecticut Attorney Will Serve Five Years for Stealing From Estates

The Connecticut Chief State's Attorney announced that an attorney who stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from estates for which she had been appointed the conservatrix by the probate court. will serve five years after agreeing to enter a guilty plea to embezzlement.  In a familiar story, attorney Elizabeth Zembko took money from the estates and used it to support her lifestyle and to buy gifts for family and friends.  According to a press release (here), Zembko surrendered her law license in 2004, and an investigation revealed improper transfers from a number of estates. (ph)

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