Two Calif. attorneys have been convicted for their involvement in an auto fraud ring that collectively netted more than $450,000.

Leon Rubin Laufer, who worked in Beverly Hills, and Stephen Marshall Weiss from San Fernando Valley both pled no contest to charges in Los Angeles Superior Court on February 17, 2011. Laufer, 59, was convicted of one count of reckless disregard for accepting illegal referrals. Weiss, 63, pled to one count of insurance fraud. Both have been sentenced to three years of probation and 250 hours of community service, and must abide by all professional conduct requirements under the State Bar of California.

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