Accountant Convicted Of Fraud Banned From Legal Practice

Law360, London (August 5, 2019, 5:55 PM BST) -- A former legal cashier convicted of participating in a £9 million ($11 million) mortgage fraud scheme has been banned from working in the legal profession after he was released from prison.

The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal said in a decision dated July 24 but only recently published that Omer Mian, who worked at a Cardiff law firm when he was convicted for his role in the scam, will be permanently barred from working in legal practice. But he will not have to pay a fine, the tribunal ruled.

Mian was found guilty of fraud and sentenced to 29 months in prison by...

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