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A Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz lobbyist and a lawyer at the firm, both based in Jackson, Mississippi, loaned money through their investment company to a fraudster who admitted this week to running a $100 million Ponzi scheme, according to court and government financial disclosure records.

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Scott Flaherty

Scott Flaherty, based in New York, covers the business of law with a focus on legal ethics, lawyer misconduct, conflicts-of-interest and litigation involving law firms. He can be reached at sflaherty@alm.com. On Twitter: @sflaherty18

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