Fifty-four-year-old Dallas attorney Andrew Lee Siegel is currently free on bond after pleading guilty in a $1.6 million vodka investment scam, which he may face 25 years in prison for, The Eagle reported on January 7.
Siegel is scheduled to be sentenced at a later date in 2015 after his admission of guilt to the charge of mail fraud. Siegel also pleaded guilty to a charge of copyright infringement in July 2014, according to reports.
Siegel was able to build multiple companies specializing in manufacturing and bottling vodka starting in 2010. Money he gained from investors totaled $1.6 million, some of which he is accused of spending for personal use.
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