White Collar Crime

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer pleads guilty in money-laundering case, admits getting $390K from client drug-trafficker

Trials & Litigation

Attorney accused in claimed $2.3M law firm scheme has settled suit, is discussing deal with feds

White-Collar Crime

Ohio attorney pleads guilty to UPL and grand larceny after practicing in New York for over 10 years

Criminal Justice

DA blasts AG for saying corruption case against lawmakers shouldn’t be prosecuted

White-Collar Crime

Personal injury lawyer is indicted, accused of stealing $600K in client settlements

White-Collar Crime

Ex-administrator helped convict 6 lawyers, feds say, asking that judge cut her prison time in half

Criminal Justice

Lawyer who survived leap into river disclosed ‘huge Ponzi scheme’ in suicide note, prosecutors say

Trials & Litigation

Disbarred closing attorney scheduled to plead guilty in mortgage-fraud case is found dead

Securities Law

2nd Circuit reverses 2 insider-trading convictions, narrowing scope of future prosecutions

Sentencing

ABA task force report addresses harsh penalties for economic crimes

White-Collar Crime

Madoff operations chief gets 10 years in $20B swindle; judge says he was not ‘evil at heart’

Criminal Justice

Disbarred lawyer wins appeal, has client-fraud conviction reversed after serving his prison time

Precedents

Dec. 2, 2001: Enron files for bankruptcy

Trials & Litigation

Defense asks judge to require prosecution to try all 54 charges against immigration lawyer

Criminal Justice

DA’s men accused of stealing rare comics forfeited by in-house lawyer jailed in $9M theft scheme

Trials & Litigation

Pregnant lawyer is denied trial delay in ‘tumultuous’ hearing; law partner blasts prosecutors

White-Collar Crime

Law firm chief convicted in $13M loan-modification scheme, faces up to 70 years

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer sued by former firm in claimed $2.3M fake billing scheme now faces mail fraud case

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer, 14 others charged in $20M ‘prince and pauper’ mortgage and welfare scheme

White-Collar Crime

Prison looms for onetime law student: 2nd Circuit denies stay in ‘most lucrative’ insider-tip case