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Former Joplin Attorney Held in Contempt of Court

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Newton County Sheriff's Department picked up Daniel Whitworth on a warrant today from a 2006 estate case. According to court documents a judgement of contempt of court was placed on Whitworth in April but was delayed to give him a chance to repay and make it right. Today Whitworth informed the court he has not repaid the estate.

He will spend 60 days in Newton County Jail. Whitworth will begin his two year federal prison sentence in January on wire fraud, money laundering and false statement on tax returns.

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