Corporate Fraud and Officer Responsibility

One only has to think of the name Enron to realize how serious corporate fraud can be.  Not only is this type of fraud serious in terms of prison sentences but also financial penalties and complexity.

A while collar crime is a complex legal matter that requires an experienced criminal defense attorney who can provide a vigorous and skilled criminal defense.

Contact the Law Office of Kirk A. Migdal or call 330-267-0939 or 888-556-3493 for criminal defense if you are a corporate officer charged with fraud. The Law Office of Kirk A. Migdal, located in Akron, Ohio, is a law office that focuses exclusively on criminal defense.

Skilled Defense for Corporate White Collar Crimes

A white collar crime can be thought of as a crime that uses deceit and concealment rather than threats, physical violence or force. In the corporate and business world, this can take a number of forms.

Since 1987, attorney Migdal has used creative approaches to criminal defense for a variety of crimes. In terms of white collar crimes, he successfully defended a client in the largest mortgage fraud case in Summit County's history. Access to well-respected subject matter expert witnesses and full knowledge of the law make him a formidable opponent in the courtroom.

The types of white collar corporate crime cases include:

  • Conspiracy — Including conspiracy to restrain trade, conspiracy to monopolize trade or conspiracy to defraud the United States
  • Accounting fraud — Includes deliberately misleading or misstating corporate balance sheets
  • Embezzlement Methodical and purposeful taking of funds that are someone else's
  • Securities fraud — Can include a Ponzi scheme or insider trading
  • Mail fraud or wire fraud — Includes schemes to defraud (credit card fraud, for example)
  • Bankruptcy fraud — By individuals, corporate officers, CPAs or attorneys
  • Environmental fraud — Hiding or lying about pollution or pollution generating activities
  • Bribery and extortion — Of public officials or others
  • Tax fraud Tax evasion or misappropriation of tax withholding funds
  • Obstruction of justice — Crimes that influence, obstruct or impede the judicial process
  • Money laundering By a corporate officer or employee

This is a complex area of law with potentially lengthy jail sentences.

"I'd Like to Speak to My Lawyer."

If you have even a hint that you are under investigation for a white collar corporate crime, it is a good idea to say nothing until you speak with experienced criminal defense attorney Kirk Migdal. He has saved lives, marriages, driving privileges, reputations and more. Call the law office at 888-556-3493 or send an e-mail to arrange for an initial consultation.