August 1, 2014
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A California woman won a more than $1 million
judgment against a fugitive Las Vegas lawyer who vanished after he
was indicted on federal fraud charges in 2005.
Tonya'n LaBeaux won the default award Tuesday against Lawrence
Davidson for forging documents and settling a wrongful death
lawsuit without her permission.
Davidson disappeared after he was indicted in 2005 in U.S.
District Court in Las Vegas on allegations that he bilked 178
clients out of nearly $1 million. LaBeaux was one of those clients.
Davidson was named with his father, Donald Davidson, in a second
Donald Davidson is now 74. He is serving a two-year federal
sentence for offering a bribe to a Las Vegas city councilman in