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Vidalia attorney pleads guilty to stealing from clients

Wilson Smith, (Source: WTOC) Wilson Smith, (Source: WTOC)
VIDALIA, GA (WTOC) -

A Vidalia attorney pled guilty Friday in Superior Court to stealing from two clients.

Wilson Smith pled guilty to two counts of theft by conversion and two counts of forgery. He was accused of settling a lawsuit without his clients' knowledge, then forging their names on settlement checks and keeping the money.

He's already pled guilty to federal charges.

He'll be back in Superior Court for sentencing in six weeks.

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