Columbus lawyer’s ex-wife pleads guilty to wire fraud


COLUMBUS, Ga — The former wife of a well-known Columbus real estate closing attorney pleads guilty to wire fraud charges in federal court.

Sonya Edding is the former wife of Attorney Michael Edding. Sonya is accused of working to steal more than $2.3 million from her ex-husband’s legal trust account, according to court records.

She faces up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine following her guilty plea.

Sonya’s sentencing date is set for November 15.

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