Judge Wary Of Atty's Bid To Cut Sentence For Hiding Assets

By Celeste Bott (April 3, 2024, 6:51 PM EDT) -- A Seventh Circuit judge appeared skeptical Wednesday of an Illinois lawyer's contention that she should not have received an abuse-of-trust sentencing enhancement for helping her brother conceal more than $350,000 in bankruptcy assets, noting she deposited them in her attorney trust account and attempted to assert attorney-client privilege to hide her conduct from the trustee....

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