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Ex-Milberg partners gets 6 months in prison

Oct 28, 2008 Two former Milberg Weiss partners, David Bershad, 68, and Steven Schulman, 57, were sentenced on Monday to six months in federal prison for their roles in a kickback scheme to pay clients to serve as plaintiffs in…

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Prosecutors ask for 33 months in jail for Weiss

May 24, 2008 Federal prosecutors on Friday recommended Melvyn Weiss, the long-reigning king of multibillion-dollar U.S. class action litigation, spend no more than 33 months in jail for paying secret kickbacks to clients. Weiss,…

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