A national TV program on Wednesday is covering the story of a St. Louis-area lawyer and Anglican bishop convicted in a massive Ponzi scheme.
More than 80 people who lost money in a Ponzi scheme for which Martin Sigillito is serving a 40-year sentence are suing attorneys that represented him, claiming the attorneys participated in the scheme by knowingly accepting embezzled funds.
Martin T. Sigillito, the attorney and American Anglican Convocation bishop serving a 40-year sentence for orchestrating a massive real estate scheme, has filed suits against the attorneys and law firms that represented him while the scheme was underway.
Settlements, dismissals, a default judgment and arbitration whittled the lawsuit to four claims from 10 and to one defendant from 13.
Enterprise Bank & Trust has settled a lawsuit filed over the $56 million Ponzi scheme perpetrated by St. Louis cleric and lawyer Martin Sigillito.
The same judge that sentenced Martin Sigillito to 40 years in prison for a $56 million Ponzi scheme has ruled that the disgraced Clayton lawyer and cleric is off the hook in a civil lawsuit.
The leader of a $56 million Ponzi scheme is appealing his 40-year sentence.
The criminal cases over a $56 million Ponzi scheme ended this morning when a federal judge formally sentenced lawyer and cleric Martin Sigillito to 40 years in prison.
Saying Martin Sigillito had years of prestige and luxury at the expense of his Ponzi scheme victims, a federal judge said Thursday she would sentence the Clayton lawyer and American Anglican Convocation bishop to 40 years in prison.
Federal prosecutors want disgraced attorney and cleric Martin Sigillito to spend the rest of his life in prison for his orchestration of a $52 million fraud scheme.
A federal judge heard from lawyers and victims Wednesday as part of a sentencing hearing to determine the fate of Martin Sigillito, a St. Louis County attorney and cleric convicted in a $52 million fraud scheme earlier this year. But the final chapter is still unwritten.
A federal jury in St. Louis today convicted attorney and cleric Martin Sigillito on 20 counts stemming from an alleged $52 million fraud scheme.
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