06/24/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Missing Funder Sam Israel Is One Of Two Fugitives Represented By Lawyer

Robert G. Morvillo, one of the go-to members of the criminal bar, had some explaining to do this week when two of his law firm's high-profile clients appeared to be flouting the criminal justice system.

One of them, Samuel Israel III, the hedge fund manager scheduled to begin a 20-year federal prison sentence on Monday, disappeared en route, after abandoning his car by a Hudson River crossing.

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