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2014-01-25 23:02:49

New services an expansion on existing range of fraud investigations services Dallas,TX (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 McCann Investigations, a company based in Texas that provides private investigations and digital security, announced the expansion of its fraud investigations services with its new bankruptcy fraud services. Bankruptcy fraud is a white collar crime that often involves such issues as fraudulent bankruptcy claims, false statements, concealment and/or destruction of bankruptcy...

2013-09-10 12:25:08

HOUSTON, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Noted white-collar criminal defense attorney Philip Hilder of Houston's Hilder & Associates, P.C., is being honored by the publishers of Texas Super Lawyers as one of the state's top attorneys in 2013. Mr. Hilder has earned the Texas Super Lawyers distinction every year since the list's debut in 2003. He is recognized in the recent list for his expertise in white-collar criminal defense. To create the list of top attorneys, Texas Super...

2013-05-06 08:37:33

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Steptoe & Johnson LLP is pleased to announce that Jason Weinstein, former deputy assistant attorney general of the U.S. Department of Justice's (DOJ) Criminal Division and a former federal prosecutor, has joined the firm as a partner. He will be a member of both the firm's White-Collar Criminal Defense practice, which includes acclaimed trial attorney Reid Weingarten, and the firm's Privacy & Data Security practice, which includes Stewart...

2013-02-28 23:00:23

Experienced North Carolina criminal defense lawyer Patrick Roberts completed a white collar crimes defense boot camp put on by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) February 28, 2013 Mecklenburg County defense lawyer Patrick Roberts of Roberts Law Group, PLLC, recently attended the second annual White Collar Criminal Defense College that took place at Stetson University. The multi-day conference is a “boot camp” for criminal defense...

2013-02-20 23:00:23

Attorney Ryan Stump, of Roberts Law Group, PLLC, recently completed an intensive course on investigating and defending against accusations of financial fraud crimes in North Carolina state or federal courts. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) February 20, 2013 North Carolina defense lawyer Ryan Stump of Roberts Law Group, PLLC, attended the recent white collar crimes defense “boot camp” at Stetson University. The event, put on by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)...

2012-02-20 21:50:00

New Division specializing in White Collar Crimes (PRWEB) February 20, 2012 Fraud: Americans turn on the television and are bombarded with juicy details of the latest fraudulent scandals. In politics, in business, in marriages and even in the deaths of loved ones, Americans are faced with examples of fraudulent behavior, some actions are illegal and some are immoral. LCI® is here to help with the launch of its new White Collar Fraud Division. The term “white-collar crime”...

2012-01-12 10:15:00

DALLAS, Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Noted criminal defense attorney and former prosecutor John R. Teakell of Dallas is featured in the December 2011 edition of Forbes magazine as "one of the leading white-collar defense lawyers in Texas." Mr. Teakell is highlighted in the magazine's special focus on the Dallas/Fort Worth legal market. Noting the federal government's increasing investigation and prosecution of crimes such as Medicare fraud, mortgage fraud, tax evasion and other...

2011-11-11 14:52:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- White-collar defense lawyer and former federal prosecutor Philip Hilder of Houston's Hilder & Associates, P.C. has been appointed National Vice Chair of the White-Collar Crime Committee for the American Bar Association's Criminal Justice Section, in addition to earning a spot in the annual Texas Super Lawyers listing of the state's top attorneys. Mr. Hilder has earned national recognition for his representation of corporate whistleblowers,...

2011-01-22 00:00:39

The second edition of Health Care Fraud and Collateral Consequences provides guidance for South Carolina lawyers who handle health care fraud enforcement cases, says co-author and Charleston attorney Joseph P. Griffith, Jr. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) January 21, 2011 Lawyers who advise health care providers regarding fraud enforcement laws and regulations can find comprehensive guidance in a new book co-written by South Carolina attorney Joseph P. Griffith, Jr. The book, Health Care Fraud and...

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2010-03-13 06:45:00

Online scams and other types of cybercrime cost computer users more than $559 million in losses in 2009, said an FBI-led task force on Friday. A report filed by the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) said losses in the United States linked to online fraud increased by 110 percent from 2008, when losses were up only 11 percent from the previous year. Donald Brackman, director of the National White Collar Crime Center, which runs the IC3 with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), said...