More lawyers convicted in Nevada on federal charges

Most of these charges stem from allegations of tax evasion, bank fraud and mortgage fraud.

The odds in Las Vegas increasingly show that lawyers may be convicted on federal charges.

Some 23 lawyers, who work in Las Vegas or some other nearby communities, between 2008 and 2014, were convicted on federal charges. That is about 0.3 percent of the total number of some 8,000 attorneys working in the state, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal.

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