Bloomberg Law
May 27, 2020, 7:57 PM

Lawyer Who Sued Over $400,000 401(k) Cyber Theft Faces New Claim

Jacklyn Wille
Jacklyn Wille
Legal Reporter

The alleged theft of more than $400,000 from a Pennsylvania lawyer’s 401(k) account by cyber criminals spawned a new front in a legal battle between the lawyer’s firm and two companies involved in managing the plan.

Judge Mitchell S. Goldberg of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania allowed the companies, MandMarblestone Group LLC and Nationwide Trust Co., to bring counterclaims alleging that the lawyer and his firm are partly responsible for the theft. But Goldberg blocked the companies from pressing other legal theories, and he rejected the third-party complaint that Nationwide filed against the alleged cyber ...

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