The indictment charges Laux with defrauding four different clients to whom Laux provided trust and estates advice and to whose funds Laux gained access through her solo-practice law firm. According to the indictment, Laux defrauded those clients out of more than
Specifically, the indictment alleges that, between 2010 and 2012, Laux engaged in a scheme to defraud
The indictment alleges that Laux also defrauded
The indictment also alleges that, during 2013, Laux defrauded two other estate-planning clients, a husband and wife, by embezzling approximately
The indictment further alleges that Laux engaged in money laundering transactions using proceeds of these fraud schemes and that Laux also filed a materially false and fraudulent personal income tax return for tax year 2010 on behalf of herself and her husband. According to the indictment, Laux falsely stated that her and her husband’s income for 2010 was
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An indictment is merely the formal method of charging an individual and does not create an inference of her guilt. An individual is presumed innocent until such time, if ever, that the government establishes his or her guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.
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