What Constitutes Bank Fraud?

Bank fraud is a term that gets thrown around on a fairly regular basis, but the truth of the matter is that it’s a blanket term for a number of other crimes. That’s why in today’s post, we thought we’d take a look at a few of the things that constitute bank fraud. And, of […]

The Story of Bank Fraud at Wells Fargo Continues to Develop

Following the news in this day and age is often accompanied by the feeling of being overwhelmed. Whether the headlines are about what’s going on in Hollywood, what might happen regarding the world wide web and net neutrality, the countless number of political issues that are at the forefront of daily life, or even the […]

We Can Help You To Fight Against Bank Fraud Charges

Your day was going about as usual. You woke up, headed to work, grabbed some lunch, powered through your day, and returned home. That’s when you found out that you’re facing bank fraud charges. What are you supposed to do if you find yourself in a situation like this one? Chances are that you felt […]

3 Qualities of a Great Bank Fraud Attorney

Here at the Law Offices of Robert J. DeGroot, we’re proud to say that we’ve assembled a team of experts who can handle any case that comes our way. With over three decades of experience in our industry and a track record of success, we’re well equipped to handle everything from defending you against bank […]

3 Steps to Take If You’re Being Investigated for Bank Fraud

If you’re being investigated for bank fraud, there’s a good chance you’re feeling like there’s not much you can do for yourself. Fortunately for you, nothing is further from the truth. Although the recent housing downturn has made for an uptick in bank fraud and federal officials are conducting more investigations than ever, if you […]

What is Bank Fraud and When is it Time to Hire a Defense Attorney?

It’s well known that bank fraud is often considered a criminal offense, but how is it different than simply robbing a bank? The goal of both is the same, right? After all, at the end of the day, the goal of bank fraud and bank robbing are both to take home money that doesn’t belong […]

Are You Being Investigated for Bank Fraud?

We’ve seen an uptick up cases involving bank fraud in recent years. What is the cause? It’s hard to say for sure, but many point to the somewhat recent economic and housing downturn in which it became harder and harder for people to afford their mortgages. This, of course, led to quite a bit of […]

Bank Fraud: A Detailed Look

In today’s blog, we take a detailed look at a common white collar crime—bank fraud. With bank fraud being a hot topic again thanks to what’s going on over at Wells Fargo, we decided that it was time to provide our readers with the ultimate guide answering the most common questions we get about bank […]

Why the Right Bank Fraud Lawyer Can Make Your Case

In a recent blog, we went over some of the latest information in the Wells Fargo bank fraud scandal. Although bank fraud isn’t generally something that people have at the front of their minds, thanks to what’s happening with Wells Fargo, bank fraud is being talked about by more people than ever. How can bank […]

Developments In The Wells Fargo Bank Fraud Scandal

As an expert bank fraud defense attorney in Newark, we’ve been following the recent Wells Fargo scandal very closely. In case you’re not familiar with what happened, here’s a brief recap: In early September, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau along with other law enforcement and financial agencies accused Wells Fargo of creating millions of […]