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Lawyers across Canada misappropriate millions from clients says investigation

More than 200 Canadian lawyers who were disciplined by their law societies between 2010 and 2015 misappropriated about $160 million of their clients’ funds, a CBC News investigation has found.

But most of those lawyers were never charged with crimes. CBC could find evidence of criminal prosecutions involving fewer than 10 per cent of the total number of disciplined lawyers in that time frame.

Read more at CBC News

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.