On August 26, 2008 the Board of Disciplinary Appeals signed a final judgment disbarring Wayne, Pennsylvania attorney Craig Bryan Sokolow, 57, State Bar of Texas Card No. 18824600. On October 3, 1995, the Board signed an Interlocutory Order suspending Sokolow from the practice of law pending the appeal of his criminal conviction for 107 counts of mail fraud, aiding and abetting in violation of 18 U.S.C. §1341 and 17 counts of engaging in monetary actions in property derived from specified unlawful activity, aiding and abetting, in violation of 18 U.S.C. §1957(a), Intentional Crimes as defined in the Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure , in Cause No. 2:93CR00394-1 styled, United States of America v. Craig B. Sokolow, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Sokolow was sentenced to 60 months imprisonment for counts 1-3, 5-76 and 94-125; and to 92 months imprisonment for counts 126-142, all sentences to run concurrently, to be followed by supervised release for three years. In addition, he was ordered to pay restitution on the amount of $690,246.34 and fined $50,000.00 and was barred from being an attorney, consultant, officer or an employee of any health insurance program. On July 26, 1996, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed Sokolow’s conviction and issued its mandate on September 24, 1996. Sokolw’s disbarment is retroactive to the date that the criminal conviction was made final on September 24, 1996.

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