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Former Austin Lawyer Begins 17 Year Prison Sentence for Fraud

Former Austin Lawyer Begins 17 Year Prison Sentence for Fraud

Former Austin Lawyer Begins 17 Year Prison Sentence for Fraud 150 150 Rex Securities Law

March 9, 2016-Austin, Texas

The Texas Lawyer reports that Patrick Lanier, a former Austin attorney, began a 17 year prison sentence for assisting Harris Ballow, an international fugitive, defraud 500 victims out of millions of dollars.

According to the allegations Ballow fled the country after being indicted for fraud and money laundering and was only able to continue his fraud with the help of Lanier and others. Lanier obtained his law degree from the University of Texas in 1974.

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