White Collar Crime

White-Collar Crime

Disbarred Illinois lawyer gets 57 months in mortgage-rescue fraud case

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court majority appears to side with former governor appealing corruption conviction

White-Collar Crime

Former law school CFO takes theft plea; he will get probation and owe $24K in restitution

White-Collar Crime

Longtime former DA faces federal corruption trial, accused of misusing campaign money

Criminal Justice

Former Locke Lord IT engineer gets 9 years, owes $1.69M for hack into firm’s computer system

Securities Law

Town officials indicted in landmark securities-fraud case over municipal bonds

White-Collar Crime

Collection lawyer takes mail fraud plea, admits diverting $1.2M in payments from medical client

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer who stole from clients gets 46-month max; ex-clients say it isn’t enough prison time

Securities Law

SEC sues Texas AG Ken Paxton for securities fraud; his lawyer ‘vehemently denies’ claims

White-Collar Crime

Corporate lawyer with ‘spotless record’ faces RICO case over client’s payday loan business

White-Collar Crime

Former lottery security chief and his brother, an ex-judge, charged with rigging payouts

Criminal Justice

Judge overstepped his authority by blocking deferred prosecution agreement, appeals court says

Criminal Justice

Former mining CEO is sentenced to prison in safety case

Criminal Justice

Attorney gunned down at Texas mall was de facto drug cartel chief, says defense lawyer for suspect

Criminal Justice

Lawyer admits smuggling heroin into jail, but says he stopped practicing and sought treatment

Opening Statements

Synthetic DNA may help reduce fraud in the art community

Criminal Justice

Judge accused of embezzling $4K as prosecutor expected to return to bench after no-contest plea

U.S. Supreme Court

Law allowing pretrial freeze on assets untainted by crime violates Sixth Amendment, SCOTUS rules

White-Collar Crime

Feds: Law grad at finance firm stole $25M, sought $70M in ‘brazen fraud’

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court to decide double-jeopardy issue in political bribery case