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Lawyer sentenced federally

August 11, 2005

Thomasville-- An accountant and lawyer from Moultrie is heading to federal prison for almost three years.

Douglas Rogers was convicted of four counts of mail fraud. Prosecutors say he stole more than $200,000 from a trust fund of a client. Rogers will also have to pay $210,000 in restitution to the Thomasville National Bank.

Rogers' lawyer had argued his client intended to pay back the money.


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