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Bookkeeper’s lawyer denies she had role in Ponzi scheme

A West Roxbury woman ­accused of participating in a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme along with her husband pleaded not guilty Wednesday to 15 charges, including allegations the couple misused a $100,000 investment to buy property for themselves.

Lori Palladino, 52, was released on personal recognizance and $1 million surety following her arraignment in Suffolk Superior Court before Trial Magistrate Gary D. Wilson. Palladino left the courthouse accompanied by her attorney, Philip A. Tracy Jr., without speaking to reporters.

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