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Breaking: Federal indictments in Kentucky fen-phen scandal

Andrew Wolfson reports:

"The three Lexington lawyers already found in a civil suit to have defrauded clients in Kentucky´┐Żs $200 million fen-phen settlement were indicted today on charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud.

"A federal grand jury in Covington accused Melbourne Mills Jr., Shirley Cunningham Jr., and William Gallion each of one count of fraud and demanded that they forfeit $46 million in misappropriated funds and more than $21 million in fees that had parked in a charitable fund."

The fourth attorney involved, Ohio powerhouse Stan Chesley, was not indicted. Earlier: May 15, Apr. 5, Apr. 4, etc.



Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy

Manhattan Institute


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