Benefits & Executive Comp

Case: Retirement Plans/Forfeiture (D. Mass.)

Feb. 19, 2021, 5:08 PM

The $788,000 in the Hunton & Williams retirement account belonging to a former partner who pleaded guilty to multiple criminal counts must be forfeited to the government, despite his ex-wife’s claims to the money, a federal court in Massachusetts said. From 2014 to 2016, the former partner, who was living in Massachusetts under a false name, defrauded investors and was arrested in April 2017 and pleaded guilty in June 2018. The government requested the funds in his Hunton & Williams account be forfeited. His ex-wife’s asserted superior claim was rejected by the district court. The retirement account belonged to the...

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