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Former Zebulon Attorney Placed In Federal Custody

Posted August 23, 2005 6:42 a.m. EDT

— A former Zebulon lawyer facing embezzlement charges is now in federal custody.

The Wake County District Attorney's office said Johnathan Koffa was out on bail while trying to work out a plea deal with U.S. attorneys.

Koffa missed a meeting with federal authorities and was picked up. He is scheduled to be in federal court next week.

Koffa is accused of embezzling nearly $500,000 from his clients.