"The record shows that Sonya used her inside knowledge of CB&Ts technology and technological vulnerabilities to accomplish the theft, per the Georgia Supreme Court. An audit showed that between October 2007 and 2011, the firms trust account had a negative balance 50 times for which Sonya admitted her wrongdoing. After CB&T seized the firms funds and closed the firms account, the firms insurance company provided coverage for most of the losses; however, the parties agreed that $65,618.22 in losses to clients and mortgage holders remains uncompensated. That financial responsibility now falls upon Michael Eddings as directed by the Georgia Supreme Court to be paid to the victims within five years The Georgia Bar Association recommended disbarring Eddings from practicing law in the state of Georgia. The case went before the State Supreme Court and it rejected that recommendation Thursday and agreed to issue Eddings a public reprimand instead. Finally the truth is out and we're grateful for that. We're not bitter for what I had to experience for those five years, it has been truly a test of faith for me personally and yes I do feel a certain sense of vindication, said Attorney Michael Eddings. Micheal Edding's real estate law firm closed down as did several restaurants he owned in Columbus at the time. Eddings is practicing criminal law in Columbus and Atlanta. Ultimately, the court found that Michael Eddings failed to properly supervise an employee who negligently handled real estate closing funds and concluded that Eddings was a victim of an elaborate con. As for Sonya Eddings she is awaiting sentencing in federal court. We reached out to Sonya Eddings' attorney for comment, but we did not receive a callback. The full ruling from the Georgia Supreme Court is below. Copyright 2016 WTVM .
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