Long Island Fraud Attorney

Being accused of fraud in New York is a very broad accusation. Fraud is defined as “deceitful conduct” undertaken to manipulate another person(s) to give you something (usually money) by outright lying, by withholding information or concealing facts, or by repeating something that is known (or should be known) as false (or suspect).

 

White-Collar Crimes

The New York Criminal Code or Penal Code is rather extensive. Here are some of the more common fraud crimes, also known as “white-collar” crimes:

  • Bank Fraud
  • Credit Card Fraud
  • Embezzlement
  • Forgery
  • Internet Fraud
  • Issuing Bad Checks
  • Larceny
  • Mail Fraud
  • Medicaid and Medicare Fraud
  • Money-Laundering
  • Securities Fraud

 

 

Are You Under Investigation for Fraud?

If you are under investigation for a fraudulent crime in New York you need to take a proactive approach in defending your case. Our firm has the skill and experience in criminal law to help defend your individual case. Securing an attorney from the outset is crucial because usually there is a paper trail that can lead clearly back to the accused. Time is of the essence in a criminal matter, and our firm will waste no time in ensuring that all proper procedures are followed in the investigation.

 

Understanding Your Civil Rights

Our Constitution provides you the opportunity for legal representation in the right to a speedy trial. There are certain guidelines and laws that determine how are you are to be treated in the judicial process, especially if you are arrested and detained, and how you are treated while being detained. In order to provide the best defense possible always remember the following:

  1. Never make any statements to the police without having your lawyer present
  2. Remember, anything you say can (and will) be used against you
  3. Those investigating your alleged crime will go to great lengths to get you to talk

If you have been accused of a white-collar crime or fraud in New York you are understandably worried about the complex laws and penalties surrounding your case. We take the right of our clients very seriously and will fight to preserve your rights in each and every case.