Law360 (June 21, 2021, 3:56 PM EDT) — A receiver for a multi-million dollar timber Ponzi scam exaggerates its impact on victims and blames Baker Donelson for the actions of an “unaffiliated” investment fund headed by two employees, the firm recently told a Mississippi judge.

Putting distance between itself and a duo tied to the firm also facing fraud allegations, Baker argued Friday in an answer to the receiver’s complaint that it never represented Arthur Lamar Adams, the now-imprisoned timber executive who spearheaded the scam.

The firm also said it never made a dime off a fund run by Baker partner Jon Seawright and public policy adviser Brent Alexander…

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