Royal Scoop Daniel
Royal ‘Scoop’ Daniel, the Breckenridge lawyer who vanished in 2007, was sentenced to 12 years in prison Thursday. Several of his victims were in court for the sentencing.
Royal ‘Scoop’ Daniel, the Breckenridge lawyer who vanished in 2007, was sentenced to 12 years in prison.
A Breckenridge attorney who went missing for nearly five years is scheduled to be sentenced after pleading guilty to felony theft.
“Scoop” Daniel, the Breckenridge lawyer who disappeared in 2007 and was being sought by police for the next 4 1/2 years, apparently applied for and received federal Social Security benefit payments during the time he was being sought.
The runaway lawyer who lost hundreds of thousands of dollars of money that belonged to his clients pleaded guilty in Summit County Court on Tuesday.
Some victims of the Breckenridge lawyer who disappeared with their money say they’re not happy with his plea deal.
CBS4 has learned that Royal ‘Scoop’ Daniel, the Breckenridge lawyer who vanished in 2007, has reached a plea deal with prosecutors and will likely plead guilty.
For the first time one of the people who says an attorney in Breckenridge took their money and fled to Mexico is talking.
The bond amount in the Royal Scoop Daniel felony theft case was increased Friday to $500,000. The judge also issued a gag order in the case.
A lawyer suspected of stealing up to $1 million from his clients is back in Colorado.