White-Collar Crime

Now-Disbarred Lawyer Takes Plea in Fraud Case; Feds Say He Took $2.5M From Worker's Comp Clients

A longtime Georgia lawyer accused of stealing millions in settlement money from his worker’s compensation clients over a four-year period has taken a plea.

Miles Lamar Gammage, 59, pleaded guilty in federal court in Rome on Tuesday to one count of mail fraud, reports the Daily Report.

Federal prosecutors say he converted more than $2.5 million in client settlement funds for his own use, including law firm operating expenses.

Gammage voluntarily gave up his law license last year. The legal publication could not reach his defense lawyer, Christopher Twyman, for comment.

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