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Category Archives: White Collar Crimes

What to Know About Embezzlement Cases in Pennsylvania

Embezzlement is a subcategory of theft that involves a person entrusted to manage the money of another individual or an organization stealing some or all that money for personal profit. The defendant in this case would have had legal access to the money, but not ownership of it. There are many different scenarios in which… Read More »

What to Do When You Face Federal Embezzlement Charges

Embezzlement is most commonly defined as the conversion of corporate or public funds to use for personal purposes. The individual accused of embezzlement is likely to have been someone who was entrusted with those funds or assets. In situations in which you’re accused of embezzling money either directly from the federal government or a business… Read More »

What to Do if You are Facing Tax Evasion Charges

The U.S. tax code is vast and complex, but it can be boiled down in very simple terms. Knowingly failing to file and failing to pay your taxes is a federal crime called tax evasion. If you are charged with tax evasion it will involve two separate lawsuits. In the first lawsuit, you will face… Read More »

What are the Consequences for Healthcare Fraud?

Healthcare fraud, insurance fraud, Medicare or Medicaid fraud — these are all considered white-collar crimes and they all involve illegal gain through deception by consumers and healthcare providers. Due to the increase in the prevalence of these offenses, the federal government has begun to crack down on offenders, who face steep penalties if they are… Read More »

Wire & Mail Fraud Conviction for ‘Real Housewives of NJ’ Celebs Teresa and Joe Guidice

In January, Teresa Guidice, of “Real Housewives of New Jersey” fame, began serving a 15-month sentence for mail and wire fraud, bank fraud, bankruptcy fraud and failure to pay taxes. Joe Guidice, who took responsibility for the fraud, was sentenced to 41 months in prison. He could face deportation after he has completed his sentence… Read More »

How Do White Collar Crime Cases Differ from Other Criminal Cases?

Both state and federal authorities can bring white collar crime cases. Federal authorities prosecute white collar crime cases primarily based on the basis of interstate commerce. In addition, federal level prosecution usually handles the most complex white collar crime cases that are the most substantial in size. However, white collar crimes in Pennyslvania and New… Read More »

Several Federal Laws Possibly Violated in George Washington Bridge Closure

If you’ve watched the news even once this year, you know of the probe into involvement by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s administration in the September 2013 lane closures at the George Washington Bridge. The closures tied up traffic for four days, most notably in Fort Lee, New Jersey near the entrance to the bridge,… Read More »

Professional Liability after an Arrest Related to a White Collar Crime

The stigma accompanying accusations of professional wrongdoing can be difficult to overcome without the right Philadelphia white collar crimes attorney by your side especially when your career and your professional reputation are on the line. As an executive, a real estate investor, a bookkeeper, a financial planner, a certified public accountant (CPA) or a trusted… Read More »