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NY Attorney Who Pleaded Guilty to $5M Extortion Scheme Has Law License Suspended for 3 Years

The Appellate Division, First Department decision and a prosecutor's news release together explain that now-suspended lawyer Mark D. Weissman knew that the extortion scheme, if successful, would have interfered with victims’ efforts to collect part of $12.7 million owed to them as a result of an underlying securities fraud.

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