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Thu Apr 25, 2019, 02:39 PM

Man Accused of Phony Lawyer Act Was Co-Founder of Pro-Trump Campus Group

A 23-year-old charged by prosecutors with pretending to be a Manhattan lawyer and taking thousands from would-be clients was also the co-founder of Students for Trump.
John Lambert, 23, was arrested last week and charged by Southern District of New York prosecutors with wire fraud for having invented a lawyer persona named “Eric Pope” that he used to solicit legal work online. ALM reported last week that the fake firm website he created appeared to have attorney biographies cribbed from senior partners at Cravath, Swaine & Moore.

Since his arrest, more details about Lambert’s background have emerged. Before he allegedly posed as a lawyer, Lambert was in college when he co-founded Students for Trump. As the group’s vice chairman, he appeared on NBC and Fox News and shared a stage with the hard-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos. A spokesman for the U.S. Attorney’s Office confirmed that a photo of Lambert depicted the man who was charged.


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struggle4progress Apr 2019 #1

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Thu Apr 25, 2019, 04:13 PM

1. "I got my fake law degree from Trump U and I specialize in fake election law!"

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