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Newport Man Pleads Guilty to Posing as Lawyer and Ripping Off Clients

A 59-year-old Newport Beach man pleaded guilty Friday to posing as an attorney to steal from several clients he promised to help with debt consolidation and mortgage payments. James Frank Barker pleaded guilty to 23 felonies that included grand theft, money laundering and forgery with sentencing enhancements for aggravated white collar crime between $100,000 and […]