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Richard B. Russell Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse Richard B. Russell Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Atlanta. (Photo: John Disney/ALM)

A former stock broker was sentenced to five years in prison for taking nearly $1.5 million from clients—primarily retirees and veterans—to pay his own bills and pay for expensive leisure activities, like Super Bowl tickets.

R. Robin McDonald

Daily Report reporter R. Robin McDonald's journalism career includes stints as a staff writer at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, The Wichita Eagle, and The Anniston Star and as a trial tracker at CourtTV and CNN. She is the author of two true crime books -- Black Widow: The True Story of the Hilley Poisonings and Secrets Never Lie: The Death of Sara Tokars.

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