What to Expect If You’re Being Investigated for a White Collar Crime

Are you under investigation for a white collar crime? If so, the first thing you should do is contact an experienced white collar crime lawyer (and luckily for you, you’re in the right place to schedule a free consultation with criminal defense attorney Robert J. DeGroot and his team of professionals). Generally speaking, the earlier […]

Seeking a White Collar Crime Lawyer in Newark?

In a previous blog, we wrote all about the topic of people who are commonly committing white collar crimes, finding that men are much more likely to commit white collar crimes than women are. We also discovered that the average company loses around $10 each day due to employee fraud. Perhaps most interestingly, we learned […]

5 Things to Look For in a White Collar Crime Lawyer (Part 2)

In part one of our blog, we discussed the first two qualities that a great white collar crime lawyer should possess in order to provide clients with the best experience possible. Feel free to take a look there and then come back here to see what else we have to say! A Good Attitude We’ll […]

5 Things to Look For in a White Collar Crime Lawyer (Part 1)

If you’re seeking a white collar crime lawyer in Newark, look no further than the Law Offices of Robert J. DeGroot. Our number one goal is always to provide our customers with a level of service that’s simply unmatched by others in our industry. No matter what you’re up against, we’re here to help. Unfortunately, […]

How the Online World Opens You Up to Bank Fraud

E-Commerce has boomed over the last 20 years for the purchase and sales of online products. As useful as the internet is, it also leaves individuals open to vulnerabilities with their bank accounts and personal identifying information. Tech savvy generation Y tends to be more open to using the internet without considering the bank fraud […]

Traveling with Prescription Controlled Substances

Traveling with controlled prescription medications can pose some unique challenges. You’ve legally obtained your prescription from your general practitioner and have been using the particular drug for a medical relevent use. But you need to travel for work and bring your prescription through an airport or you keep your medication in your car for when […]

3 People Whose Lives Were Ruined By White Collar Crime

As any good white collar crime lawyer knows, bad guys come in all shapes and sizes. There are some people who are very good at hiding their malicious activities behind an expensive suit and legitimate degree. Even though people convicted of nonviolent crimes like tax evasion and drug possession often have access to everything they […]

3 Winning Qualities To Look For In A Drug Possession Lawyer

Facing drug possession charges is a difficult and stressful position to be in. Depending on the type and amount of drug in question, as well as additional charges that may apply, you could be facing serious penalties. Those penalties include fines and prison time, but could also have far reaching effects on your future ability […]

Protect Your Investments: Warning Signs of Securities Fraud

  Investing your money can be an effective way to plan for retirement or to begin saving to send your children to college, but securities fraud (investment fraud) is an increasingly problematic presence within the stock market, making it hard to know what to do. Keep these warning signs of securities fraud in mind to […]

What Is Securities Fraud?

Securities fraud occurs when a stock market investor is caused to make a sale or purchase decision based on false information or without key information. Because of the number of people and the complex system involved, there are many types of securities fraud. The most common three forms of securities fraud are: Insider Trading Illegal […]