Dale Zucker, Alleged Ponzi Schemer And Former Cleveland Lawyer, Arrested at Wal-Mart in California

Dale Zucker: Sad because the Wal-Mart greeter didnt say hi to him.
  • Dale Zucker: Sad because the Wal-Mart greeter didn't say hi to him.

Former Cleveland lawyer and current scumbag Dale Zucker was supposed to go on trial in January on fraud charges. Problem was, he never showed up.

Instead, Zucker, who allegedly ran a Ponzi scheme that bilked investors and clients out of almost a million dollars, fled the state. Zucker was a practicing attorney with offices in Cleveland and Chagrin Falls, but not since he saddled up his bags and headed for greener, less-jumpsuity pastures.

Federal authorities and the Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force had tracked Zucker out west, to Texas and California, before the manhunt nabbed him recently in a Wal-Mart parking lot, presumably on his way to stock up on tube socks and "I'm sorry" greeting cards.

More after the jump.

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