• 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 […]

  • White Collar – Ticket Frauds

    July 19, 2018

    Plenty of musicians are trying to crack down on scalpers – people who buy dozens of their tickets at face value, only to sell them on second-hand markets at extortionate prices. Adele, Ed Sheeran, Radiohead and Iron Maiden have all made strides to revoke tickets they believe were sold to these scalpers. A few have […]

  • NYC White Collar Crimes Lately

    May 31, 2018

    Given that New York City is often thought of as the financial capital of the world, it is no surprise that the District Attorney of Manhattan is continuously investigating and prosecuting defendants for various white-collar and financial crimes. The past month has seen no slow-down in these incidents. First, on May 3, Pincus David Carlebach […]

  • How They Do It: Insight into White Collar Crimes

    July 1, 2018

    The New York Times recently released a ‘White Collar Crime Cheat Sheet’, which can be found reproduced in full here. Using the advice of Frank Abagnale, the protagonist in ‘Catch Me If You Can,” it offers up some of the most common schemes that white collar criminals undertake to defraud individuals and businesses alike, often […]

  • Latest in White Collar Crime

    May 2, 2018

    White collar crimes often include companies stealing from its shareholders, or accountants stealing from investors. In many cases, the employee is caught stealing from their employer. One case out of Manhattan involves a high-powered executive who could not resist abusing his position to personally profit. Lawrence White, age 36, pled guilty to two counts of […]

  • What are white collar crimes exactly?

    October 15, 2017

    Famous White Collar Crimes White collar crimes are often linked to financial scams or corporate fraud – often committed by savvy professionals who have to wear a ‘white-collar’ and tie to work every day. Leading criminologist Edwin Sutherland defined it as ‘a crime committed by a person of respectability and high social status in the […]