Law Office of Pilchman & Kay, A Professional Law Corporation Blog

Couple Convicted in $11 Million Fraud

Posted by Courtney Pilchman | Jul 16, 2009 | 0 Comments

Jeffrey Buttler, 51 was convicted in Santa Ana Court on multiple counts of white collar fraud resulting from a ponzi scheme.

Jeffrey Butler, of San Juan Capistrano was convicted of hundreds of counts of fraud and theft from elderly people for overseas investments. Mr. Butler promised his elderly investors an interest payment each month on the overseas telecommunication investment but rather pocketed some of the cash to pay off earlier investors.

Peggy Butler was convicted of filing false income tax returns.

The jury trial lasted 6 months and took two days to read the verdicts.

About the Author

Courtney Pilchman

Courtney Pilchman was a Deputy District Attorney for over six years prior to becoming a criminal defense attorney. She was a member of some of the most elite prosecution units including crimes against children, family violence, and sexual assault. She prosecuted very high profile cases and had a ...


There are no comments for this post. Be the first and Add your Comment below.

Leave a Comment

Contact Us Today

Pilchman & Kay, APLC is committed to answering your questions about domestic violence, federal crimes, fraud crimes, sex crimes, violent offenses, and white collar crimes, law issues in California.

We offer a free consultation and we’ll gladly discuss your case with you at your convenience. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.