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A former Commonwealth Financial rep pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing more than $3.7 million from more than 20 clients of his investment advisor business, Heritage Financial Group, according to Andrew E. Lelling, U.S. attorney for the District of Massachusetts.

Gerald Allan Eaton, 51, pleaded guilty to one count each of wire fraud, mail fraud and aggravated identity theft, as he agreed to earlier in the month as part of a plea agreement filed Sept. 21 in U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts in Boston.

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