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Real estate lawyer stole escrow funds

New York attorney pleads guilty to taking $300,000 from home refinance
Published on Aug 26, 2004

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A real estate attorney in White Plains, N.Y., pleaded guilty on Wednesday to stealing more than $300,000 in escrow funds from clients, according to a report from the Westchester County District Attorney’s office. Richard Hugh Abelson, 69, served as the ...