White Collar Crime
Stealing $630K from DC firm results in 18-month sentence for former finance chief
Posted Jun 19, 2013 8:47 AM CDT
By Martha Neil
A former business and finance director for a small law firm in the nation's capital was sentenced Monday to 18 months in federal prison and ordered to repay $730,000 he embezzled.
Of that amount, $630,000 came from Trister Ross Schadler & Gold and another $100,000 was taken from an affilated company, the Ross Yoon Agency, reprots the Blog of Legal Times.
William McNichols, 48, pleaded guilty in March to one mail fraud count. He was accused of overpaying his own salary during the 10-year period in which he worked for Trister Ross and issuing law firm and Ross Yoon checks to cover personal expenses.
ABAJournal.com: "Former finance chief pleads guilty in embezzlement of $730K from DC law firm"