Lawyer Allegedly Steals $30 Million to Gamble and Spend on Girlfriends –
A lawyer is facing 30 years in jail for allegedly embezzling more than $20million from his own firm to spend on lavish private jets, gambling in Las Vegas, treating numerous girlfriends, and paying off his ex-wife.
Nathan Hardwick, 50, was a founding partner and the largest shareholder of Atlanta, Georgia,-based Morris Hardwick Schneider in the mid-2000s.
But he is now facing 29 counts of wire fraud and other criminal offenses as his former colleagues claim he funneled money from their accounts into his own to support a lavish lifestyle while paying $550,000-a-month in alimony fees to his ex-wife.
According to a federal lawsuit, Hardwick lied to publicly-funded banks to get $3.5million in loans after the firm suffered financial difficulties in the wake of the housing market crash. Read more…
Source: Dailymail.com Reporter