Posted on October 14, 2019
Unlicensed Lawyer Sentenced to 50 Months for Cheating Clients
Kenneth Ferreyro, falsely claimed to be a licensed lawyer was sentenced to 50 months in federal prison for representing clients in state and federal court.
At his sentencing hearing, U.S. District Judge John D. Walter called Ferreyro’s conduct “absolute despicable.” In addition to serving a federal prison sentence, Ferreyro was ordered to pay back almost $200,000 in restitution.
The investigation was conducted by the IRS criminal investigation and federal bureau of investigation.