A judge said Friday that Anthony Diaz took advantage of dozens of clients.

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A former Pennsylvania financial adviser who earned millions by pushing high-risk, high-fee investments on unsuspecting retirees has been sentenced to more than 17 years in federal prison.

A judge said Friday that Anthony Diaz took advantage of dozens of clients.

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Some of them lost their life savings or were unable to send their children to college as a result of the fraud.

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Diaz was handcuffed in the courtroom and led away to immediately begin serving his sentence.

He has been living in Florida.

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