A lawyer was sentenced Monday for embezzling $495,000 from his clients.
Jonathan D. McKee, 53, pled guilty on March 21. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, McKee received a sentence Monday of five years in a federal prison.
McKee had an in University City. He admitted in his plea that on “many occasions” between 2007 and 2011, he kept over $495,000 in settlement money that should have gone to 87 clients, prosecutors said.
McKee was disbarred by both Missouri and Illinois in 2011.