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File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Ex-lawyer Gets 5 Years Prison For Fraud, Stealing Clients Money

A former South Florida attorney who went missing for months has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for fraud involving theft of money from clients.

CBS Tampa–03/21/2014

File photo of Florida Lieutenant Governor Jennifer Carroll, who resigned earlier this year due to this case.  (credit:  Vallery Jean/Getty Images)

Attorney In Fla. Gambling Scheme Found Guilty

A Florida attorney has been found guilty of running a gambling operation that was disguised as a veterans charity.

10/11/2013

Casey Anthony smiles in court before the start of her sentencing hearing at the Orange County Courthouse Orlando, Fla. on Thursday, July 7, 2011. (Joe Burbank, Orlando Sentinel)

Casey Anthony’s Attorneys Try To Block Deposition

Casey Anthony’s attorneys are trying to block her from giving a deposition for a woman who claims the Florida mother defamed her.

10/07/2013

George Zimmerman (R) with his attorneys, Mark O'Mara (left), and Don West, watch as the jury enters the courtroom. (Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

George Zimmerman Attorney Mark O’Mara New CNN Legal Analyst

One of George Zimmerman’s attorneys has signed on to be a legal analyst for CNN.

CBS Tampa–09/06/2013

File photo of Aaron Hernandez. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Texts, Video Cited In Charges Against Hernandez

In the final minutes of his life, Odin Lloyd sent a series of texts to his sister.

06/27/2013

George Zimmerman watches during his hearing at the Seminole County Courthouse on Oct. 19, 2012 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Stephen M. Dowell-Pool/Getty Images)

Judge: Zimmerman Witnesses Must Testify Publicly

A Florida judge on Thursday denied a defense request to let a handful of witnesses testify confidentiality during George Zimmerman’s trial for fatally shooting Trayvon Martin.

06/06/2013

George Zimmerman watches during his hearing at the Seminole County Courthouse on Oct. 19, 2012 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Stephen M. Dowell-Pool/Getty Images)

Jury IDs Will Be Kept Private At Zimmerman Trial

The identities of potential jurors in the trial of a neighborhood watch leader charged with killing Trayvon Martin will be kept confidential.

06/05/2013

George Zimmerman watches during his hearing at the Seminole County Courthouse on Oct. 19, 2012 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Stephen M. Dowell-Pool/Getty Images)

Zimmerman Defense Fund Raises $12K In Single Day

Attorneys for the Florida man charged in the shooting of Trayvon Martin say his defense fund has raised $12,000 in one day.

05/30/2013

George Zimmerman (L) appears during a hearing in Seminole circuit court in Sanford, Fla. (Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Zimmerman Attorney Wants Deal Unsealed

Former neighborhood watch leader George Zimmerman wants to know the details of an agreement between the parents of the teen he fatally shot last year and the homeowners association of the Florida subdivision where Trayvon Martin was killed.

04/11/2013

George Zimmerman (2nd from right) appears with his attorneys in Seminole circuit court (L-R) Mark O'Mara, Don West, and Lorna Truett on February 5, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. (Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Zimmerman Attorney Wants To Question Crump

George Zimmerman’s attorney is again asking to take the deposition of a lawyer who interviewed a teenager who says she was on the phone with Trayvon Martin moments before he was shot by the neighborhood watch leader.

03/18/2013

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