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Date: 09-17-2021

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United States of America v. Richard Hajjar

Case Number: 1:21-cr-10116-NMG

Judge: Nathaniel M. Gorton

Court: United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts (Suffolk County)

Plaintiff's Attorney: United States Attorney’s Office

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Description: Boston, Massachusetts wire fraud charge criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant, Richard Hajjar, age 71. who was accused for embezzling millions from Alden Shoe Company to finance an ill-fated television talk show for Bianca de la Garza, a Boston TV personality. Hajjar was also charged with unlawful monetary transactions and filing a false tax return.

The Government claimed that Hajjar stole $34 million from the company where he was the Chief Financial Officer.

See: Former Alden Shoe Company CFO Rick Hajjar Sentenced to 70 Months in Prison

Outcome: Defendant sentenced to a term of 70 months imprisonment, which term consists of 70 months on Counts 1 and 2, and a term of 36 months on Count 3, to be served concurrently; a term of 3 years Supervised Release, which term consists of terms of 3 years on Counts 1 and 2, and a term of 1 year on Count 3, such terms to run concurrently; $33,962,880.67 Restitution; no fine; $300 Special Assessment

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