Internal Probe Prompts Criminal Charge Against In-Houser

, Texas Lawyer


A suspended New York lawyer who worked in-house at a Houston company has been charged with "theft - aggregate" after he allegedly set up a fake law firm and caused his company to pay it more than $9.3 million for legal work from May 2011 to May 2012. A warrant is out for the arrest of Anthony Chiofalo of Spring. His wife, Susan Chiofalo, also was charged with "theft - aggregate."

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