2553 ABA Journal White Collar Crime articles.
Michael Avenatti is arrested for alleged bail violations
The lawyer who once represented adult film actress Stormy Daniels has been arrested for alleged bail violations. The federal government contends that,…
Jan 15, 2020 3:43 PM CST
When the federal government charges anyone with a crime, it’s rare that person will get to surrender peacefully at an arranged date and time without being subjected to a fright-inducing home raid by dozens of armed law enforcement officers and an embarrassing “perp walk” into the station or court. For the people who are afforded the privilege of self-surrender, popular perception is that they must be white-collar defendants who are rich and powerful.
Nov 26, 2019 6:30 AM CST
Federal judge sides with sex offenders in battle over trick-or-treat warning signs
A federal judge in Macon, Georgia, has granted a request by three sex offenders to stop a county…
Oct 31, 2019 4:22 PM CDT
Oct 22, 2019 12:44 PM CDT
Lawyer convicted in conspiracy that involved creation of fake law firms
Virginia lawyer David H. Miller, 70, of Fairfax was convicted Friday on charges of conspiring to defraud and to…
Oct 7, 2019 3:48 PM CDT
Belgian man to plead guilty in scheme to bilk US law firms and charities
Belgian national Aref Said has notified a Massachusetts federal court that he plans to plead guilty…
Oct 2, 2019 4:21 PM CDT
Sep 6, 2019 12:49 PM CDT
President Donald Trump has suggested that he might commute Rod Blagojevich’s 14-year sentence for political corruption, but that wouldn’t put an end to all the former Illinois governor’s legal troubles.…
Aug 12, 2019 4:54 PM CDT
Former Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau died Sunday, less than two weeks before his 100th birthday. Morgenthau was the DA for 35 years before his retirement in 2009.
Jul 22, 2019 10:13 AM CDT
A former partner with Freeborn & Peters in Chicago has been charged in an alleged scheme to protect a client’s assets by creating a sham secured creditor with a senior…
Jul 17, 2019 1:40 PM CDT
White Collar Advice, based in Calabasas, California, is led by convicted securities broker Justin Paperny. Former federal inmates offer white-collar defendants insights that complement advice from their defense counsel, starting after indictment.
Jun 1, 2019 1:54 AM CDT
President Donald Trump has issued pardons to a former Republican legislator who backed prison reform and a former business associate who praised him in a book last year.
May 16, 2019 1:07 PM CDT
A scammer targeting timeshare owners desperate to sell their properties stole the identity of a Florida lawyer to further his scheme.
The scammer would call people who had placed ads…
May 9, 2019 1:59 PM CDT
Updated: A hedge fund founder on trial for allegedly faking investment gains was sent to jail Monday after prosecutors accused him of trying to intimidate an assistant U.S. attorney during…
May 7, 2019 11:50 AM CDT
Apr 30, 2019 7:30 AM CDT