The Top 3 Fictional Criminal Lawyers

At the Law Offices of Robert J. DeGroot, we work hard to be the best white collar crime lawyers in Newark, NJ. Are our lives of our team members as dramatic as they are on television? No. Thankfully they aren’t! Are criminal lawyers as entertaining in real life as they are on the small screen? […]

Hire a Criminal Lawyer for These Three White Collar Crimes

  If you’re in need of an experienced white collar crime lawyer in Newark, NJ, look no further than the Law Offices of Robert J. DeGroot. We have over 40 years of experience, so you can be sure that when you look to us for assistance during your difficult time, you’ll get the best help […]

Have You Ever Heard of the Ponzi Scheme?

If you know anything about white collar crime, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of the infamous Ponzi scheme. The Ponzi scheme, named after Charles Ponzi (who also went by the names of Charles Bianchi, Charles Ponci, and Carlo Ponzi) set the standard when it comes to conmen. What is the Ponzi scheme? According to […]

How to Find a White Collar Crime Attorney

  At The Law Offices of Robert J. DeGroot, we know that finding a good white collar crime attorney can be a challenging task. Don’t worry; we’re here to help! We’ve come up with a helpful set of instructions that clients can use in order to track down an attorney so that they can secure […]

Is White Collar Crime Portrayed Accurately on TV?

  Whether it’s on CSI, Law and Order, or the appropriately titled White Collar, there’s a lot of white collar crime being shown on television. Sometimes these criminals bring in a slick white collar crime lawyer who instantly gets them off the hook. You’ve seen the shows: The good-looking criminal scales a tall building, sneaks […]

Need to Protect Yourself Against White Collar Crime? Here Are a Few Steps.

  Protecting yourself against the white collar crime of debit card fraud can be tricky. Debit card fraud is currently at an all-time record which means that it’s important to know how to safeguard against would-be criminals. Know your ATM. If it’s not close to any street lights, it’s probably best to avoid that particular […]

The Story of Frank Abagnale and Why You Need a Bank Fraud Lawyer

In a previous post, we mentioned Catch Me If You Can as one of the greatest films about white collar crime to ever have been made. The film revolves around Frank Abagnale, the son of a business owner who decided to run away at the age of 15 who went on to become one of […]

Our Favorite Films About White Collar Crime (Part 3)

In parts one and two of our series on films about white collar crime, we gave you a handful of our favorite films that demonstrate the need for a good white collar crime attorney. Here’s part three. Based on the true story of Frank Abagnale, Steven Spielberg’s Catch Me If You Can stars Tom Hanks, […]

Our Favorite Films About White Collar Crime (Part 2)

In part one of our series on films about white collar crime, we gave you a couple of our favorites that demonstrate just how important it can be to have a good white collar crime attorney. This is part two. Oliver Stone’s 1987 classic Wall Street stars Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, Daryl Hannah, and Michael […]

Our Favorite Films About White Collar Crime

What is white collar crime? When is it appropriate to hire a white collar crime lawyer? Although the movies are just that—movies—we think that they can be a pretty interesting look into the life of a white collar crime lawyer. Here are a few of our favorite movies about white collar crime. David Mamet’s Glengarry […]