Former Lawyer Accused of Stealing From Clients, Including Murdered Children’s Fund

A federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted a former Independence attorney for allegedly stealing nearly $650,000 from three clients, including a memorial fund set up in 2007 for two murdered children.

The Porter children were killed by their father in 2004 in a case that captured national attention.

Harley Kent Desselle, 61, of Raytown, was charged in the six-count indictment with wire fraud, bank fraud, bankruptcy fraud and making a false oath in a bankruptcy case, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Kansas City announced.

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Former Independence Lawyer Accused of Stealing From Clients, Including Murdered Children’s Fund

One Response to “Former Lawyer Accused of Stealing From Clients, Including Murdered Children’s Fund”

  1. Norma Says:

    When lawyers go bad, they really go bad. I wonder how much they steal in these cases compared to families who steal?

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