White Collar Crime Law in New York

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White collar crime includes fraud, forgery, embezzlement, and more. How does white collar crime work in New York, and how can you defend yourself. Learn more about these topics and how to navigate the New York court system.

  • ContentPossession of a Forgery Device is a Crime in New York

    Possession of a forgery device is a federal or state crime that can place the convicted individual in prison for years and incur harsh fines against the person found guilty. Possession of the forgery device has two elements that involve the possession itself and the intent to use the device at some point, and without proving these two elements, the defendant may not face conviction.

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  • ContentJerome Kiervel-Societe Generale Case

    Jérôme Kerviel was allegedly involved in an illegal trading scheme amounting to €50 bn., which resulted in a loss of €4.9 bn at Société Générale, the second largest bank in France.

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  • ContentHow to Survive a Medicaid Fraud Investigation

    When Medicaid fraud investigators ask for an interview, remember this: Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. The investigators are not there to help you. Their job is to develop evidence to prove you are guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

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  • ContentPharmaceutical & Insurance Fraud

    This article provides an overview of medical, pharmaceutical & health insurance fraud: types of fraud, acts & statutes, case studies, prosecution strategies & defense strategies.

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  • ContentComputer Crimes in New York City

    The term "computer crimes" is not one often heard in criminal news. Most people don't even realize it exists. Nevertheless, it is specifically addressed by most states' legislatures.

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