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No Malpractice Claim Against Ponzi Defendant’s Lawyer (access required)

A Richmond Circuit Court says an investor in a Ponzi scheme cannot sue the Ponzi schemer’s lawyer for legal malpractice, as the investor has not alleged privity with the attorney, or any third-party benefit flowing to the investor from the lawyer’s contract with his client. This case tangentially involves Donald Lacey’s Ponzi scheme in which Lacey ...

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