What Is Money Laundering?

An often referenced but little understood white collar crime, money laundering is one of the most common white collar crimes in the world. Let the legal experts at the Law Offices of Robert J. DeGroot help you better understand the nature of this crime, it’s prevalence, how investigators approach prosecuting these activities, and how defendants […]

What Is Corporate Fraud?

Let the experts at the Law Offices of Robert J. DeGroot help you better understand the specifics of corporate fraud, how the FBI and federal and state prosecutors treat this type of misconduct, and how defense attorneys help the accused protect their constitutional rights. What is corporate fraud? Corporate fraud can be broadly defined as […]

What Are the Three Most Common White Collar Crimes?

What is white collar crime?  According to the FBI’s own definition, white collar crime is a term that originated in the late 1930s in reference to the category of crimes that are usually financial in nature — either in an effort to scam, steal money or property, or to avoid paying or losing it  —  […]

Some of the Most Outrageous White Collar Crimes of 2020

January 2020: Schemes of staged accidents land Washingtonians in federal prison for insurance fraud Two washingtonians from the Spokane area staged a total of seven accidents, including those related to fall, automobile, and boating accidents in order to defraud insurance companies out of payments to the tune of nearly $1.5 million. According to the U.S. […]

I’ve Been Charged With a Crime — Now What? Essential Things You Should Do If You’ve Been Charged With A Crime

  For some, it’s an unfortunate but unavoidable fact: You’ve been charged with a crime. Or, you fear, you’re going to be charged with a crime. Either way, the magnitude of these circumstances can cause you to experience all sorts of emotions, which, in turn, can lead to reactive behaviors that could seriously jeopardize your […]

Experienced White Collar Criminal Attorney in New York and New Jersey

White collar crime is an umbrella term that covers a broad range of crimes. The cases are often highly complex and regularly go beyond the criminal courthouse and into civil litigation. Due to the intricacy of white collar crimes, it it imperative to retain an experienced and proven white collar criminal attorney.   What is […]