Kentucky disbarred attorney Eric Conn's 'preposterous' request should be denied, judge says

By Bill Estep

May 07, 2018 11:44 AM

Updated May 07, 2018 04:31 PM

A request to dismiss charges against disbarred attorney Eric C. Conn that could carry a cumulative 255-year sentence should be denied, a federal magistrate judge has recommended.

Conn, 58, admitted taking part in a conspiracy in which he put false evidence of clients’ physical or mental disabilities in their claims, paid medical professionals to rubber-stamp claims with little scrutiny, and bribed a Social Security judge to approve them.

However, more charges are pending, and those are the subject of U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert E. Wier’s ruling.

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Posted: May 8, 2018