Lawyer Accused of Misusing IDs of Terminally Ill in $30M Investment Scheme Takes Plea

As testimony was about to resume Monday in a federal trial that had been expected to continue for months, a Rhode Island estate planning lawyer and a former employee accused of misusing the identities of dying individuals in a $30 million investment scheme both took a plea. Attorney Joseph Caramadre, 50, and Raymour Radhakrishnan, 28, pleaded guilty to one count each of wire fraud and conspiracy in U.S. District Court in Providence, reports the Associated Press. They had faced a 66-count indictment, and Caramadre also had been charged with witness tampering. Under a plea agreement, they could get as much…

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Lawyer Accused of Misusing IDs of Terminally Ill in $30M Investment Scheme Takes Plea