Monthly Archives: October 2017

  • A Tweet’s Effect on Stock Price

    February 1, 2019

    Twitter has been dominating the headlines lately, but not really for anything the company itself has done. More frequently, it has to do with the things that its users have published online. From the president to businessmen, it seems no one can resist the temptation of 140 (or is it 280 now?) characters within which […]

  • Crimes and Indictments of Trump Admin 2018

    January 3, 2019

    The crimes and indictments which have stemmed from Special Prosecutor Mueller’s investigation, as well as the cases connected thereto, are so numerous that it can make your head spin. Thus, we’ve published a handy little guide to the political indictments and convictions of 2018 associated with the investigation. Mueller’s team has so far gotten either […]

  • Construction Crime

    December 25, 2018

    When discussing the construction industry of Manhattan, it is easy to also mention the various scandals that have plagued it for years – embezzlement, employee wage theft, and overall corruption between developers and city officials are among the worst behaviors. But increasingly, violent, physical crime has been occurring with more regularity than it had in […]

  • New Sheriff in Town

    December 5, 2018

    The news cycle has been busy lately – wildfires, shootings, pipe bombs and the ubiquitous shuffle of personnel within the White House have been dominating headlines. The change that affects the legal community the most is probably the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the subsequent appointment of Matthew Whitaker to take his place. […]

  • Massive White Collar Fraud Indictment

    October 25, 2018

    The Manhattan D.A.’s office recently announced another massive indictment in a white-collar fraud probe. Three separate entities and their directors were indicted for a national scheme to obtain around $10 million in financing based on fraud, and then launder the investment through a vast network of business and corporate accounts. The defendants are Newsweek Media […]

  • Terrorism

    September 25, 2018

    Terrorism is probably the most pressing issue when it comes to national security. America’s prosecutors face unique challenges in bringing cases against terrorists, particularly against U.S. citizens when they aid or abet foreign threats abroad. August proved to be a busy time for charges and convictions against those contributing to terrorists and their organizations. In […]

  • White Collar August 2018

    September 1, 2018

    Some examples of the most common white-collar crimes are things like money laundering, embezzlement, or certain kinds of wage theft or labor law violations. However, fraud is one of the broadest types of crime that can be found in all manner of industries – from construction and development to healthcare. Last week, the Manhattan D.A. […]

  • Construction Company Crime

    August 28, 2018

    Construction companies and their leadership have been hit hard this month by the attorneys in the Manhattan D.A.’s office. Between manslaughter and wage theft, major companies show their flexibility in crimes. First, the SSC HIGH RISE, INC company pled guilty to Manslaughter in the Second Degree after their conduct caused the death of construction worker […]

  • Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos

    August 2, 2018

    Elizabeth Holmes founded Theranos, a privately-held company that is now under fire for false claims and fraud. In 2015, Forbes magazine named Holmes as the youngest self-made female billionaire in the world due to the significant value of Theranos. Shortly after, Theranos and its board (including Ms. Holmes) became embattled over whether or not its […]

  • Athlete White Collar Crime

    July 24, 2018

    Professional athletes often receive significant sums of money throughout their career. With careful planning and investment, this money can support them for the rest of their lives, even if they are lucky if their day job lasts a decade. When athletes are involved in crimes, you usually think of DUI, domestic violence, or even dog […]