Nine South Florida Attorneys Disciplined
--Michael J. Scaglione of Coral Gables was suspended until further order after pleading guilty to one count of money laundering.
--Eric Simon of Boca Raton was suspended for 90 days. Simon served as the escrow agent for a condominium developer when a dispute arose between the purchaser and the developer when a certificate of occupancy was not issued at the time agreed to by contract. Instead of returning the $49,000 deposit or turning the funds over to the court, Simon remitted the funds to the developer without advising the purchaser, according to the court.
The Supreme Court disciplined 21 attorneys throughout the state.