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April 2017 Archives

Don't let the prosecutor spend more time on your case than you do

When you are facing a securities fraud charge, it might feel like the odds against you are insurmountable. This isn't necessarily the case. You have to work hard to come up with a defense plan, but that plan might help you to reach your ultimate goal.

What does securities fraud mean?

When people hear the term "securities fraud," they might not realize that this term encompasses more than one type of illegal activity. It is imperative that anyone who is facing charges related to securities fraud understands exactly what they are being charged with.

Submit a false Medicare claim and pay with your career

The federal government does not look kindly on Medicare fraud. Not only do false claims adversely affect the public, but this kind of cheating is also extremely expensive, involving hundreds of millions of dollars in false billings. In short, it is illegal to defraud the government and its healthcare programs, and imprisonment is a possible penalty. Defendants might include physicians, pharmacists, home healthcare providers and others in the medical field. Fines can escalate to many thousands of dollars, and even if those convicted do not have to serve time, they can expect to lose their licenses.

Know your options for a white collar crime defense

We recently discussed identity theft and how this white collar crime can be rather complex to defend against if the prosecution opts to pursue charges. The fact of the matter is that all white collar crimes have the possibility of being very complex. For this reason, you should make sure that you take the time to go through the possible defense points that might help you to defend against the charges.

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