Michael Hayes, a lawyer from Orange, sentenced for stealing from clients

An attorney from Orange will spend the next year in prison after he admitted to stealing money from clients. Michael Hayes took more than $175,000

ORANGE - An attorney from Orange will spend the next year in prison after he admitted to stealing money from clients.

Michael Hayes took more than $175,000 from two clients last year.

He was working at a law office in Milford at the time.

Hayes has already repaid the victims.

His attorney released a statement saying if Hayes had a different profession, he would "not have been sentenced to jail."  

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