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Former attorney for Casey Anthony convicted in plot to fly $13M in cocaine from Ecuador to Honduras

November 7, 2017  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
Former attorney for Casey Anthony convicted in plot to fly $13M in cocaine from Ecuador to Honduras

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The attorney, who once represented Casey Anthony, has been found guilty of planning to fly a plane full of cocaine from Ecuador to Honduras.

Brooklyn federal court jurors met for just over an hour on Friday before convicting Todd Macaluso of international cocaine distribution conspiracy.

Prosecutors revealed that the disbarred attorney was plotting to fly 1,500 kilos, over 3,000 pounds, on his Falcon 10 jet, The San Diego Tribune reported.

The narcotics were worth roughly $13 million. The plan was for Macaluso to receive $185,000 in return.

The 55-year-old attorney was apprehended in Haiti last year.

He was freed on supervised release for a wire fraud charge at the time.

His attorney, Michael Gold said, “Mr. Macaluso was disappointed with the verdict but looks forward to being vindicated.”

Macaluso served as Anthony’s lawyer for close to a year between 2009 and 2010.

The mother was acquitted of killing her 2-year-old daughter in 2011.

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