A lawyer in White Plains, N.Y., has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $20 million from a bank and at least one client, spending the loot on vacation homes, a wedding and generous salaries for his employees, authorities said. Under a deal with prosecutors, Anthony Bellettieri, 53, faces more than a decade in prison after admitting Thursday in federal court to bank and mail fraud dating to at least 2003.
Real Estate Lawyer Stole $20 Million for Wedding, Condos and Staff Salaries
The Associated Press
February 20, 2007