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$25 million belonging
Starr clients was deposited
the AttorneyTrust Account prior to Starr's arrest. The balance in the Attorney Trust Account was lessthan $3,000 in or arourid May 2010.
Even though the Attorney Trust Account was styled
an officialAttorney Trust Account, all account documentation was sent directly to Bristol's homeaddress. Bristol received monthly account statements for the Attorney Trust Account,which repeatedly listedthe names
Starr's clients as the source
Between April 13 and April 16, 2010, the Starr Parties transferred $7million from the accounts
three SIA and Starrco clients to the Attorney Trust Account.. The transfers from the accounts
the three SIA and Starrco clients were not authorized..Bristol then transferred these funds to accounts in the name
the Starr Parties and fortheir benefit. These funds were ultimately used
April 16, 2010, to purchase a luxury·apartment in which Starr and Passage resided. The owner
the apartment is Colcave, a .limited liability company controlled by Starr at the time
the apartment purchase. Acourt-appointed receiver now controls Colcave.
the clients whose funds the Starr Parties misappropriated topurchase the apartment was Investor No.
On April 13, 2010, the Starr Partiestransferred
a bank account belonging to Investor
and into theAttorney Trust Account. Investor
complained and demanded that the money berefunded. On April 26, 2010, after confronting both Starr and Bristol about theunauthorized
million transfer, Investor
received a refund from Starr of$1million. The source
million, however, was money taken from the account