Former Casey Anthony lawyer convicted in drug case

Todd Macaluso faces 10 years to life in prison


NEW YORK – A disbarred lawyer who once represented Casey Anthony has been convicted of conspiring to fly a plane filled with $13 million worth of cocaine from Ecuador to Honduras.

The office of Acting U.S. Attorney Bridget M. Rohde said Todd Macaluso was found guilty last Friday in Brooklyn of international cocaine distribution conspiracy.

He could get 10 years to life in prison when he's sentenced on Feb. 16.

His lawyer, Michael Gold, told the Daily News that Macaluso "looks forward to being vindicated in future proceedings."

Macaluso was on Anthony's defense team between 2009 and 2010. In 2011.

Anthony was acquitted in the death of her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee, in a high-profile Orlando case.