White Collar Crime

2477 ABA Journal articles on White Collar Crime.

Partner’s son admits embezzling $827K from law firm, says details are fuzzy because of drugs

The son of a partner in a Pittsburgh law firm pleaded guilty to bank fraud for embezzling $827,000 from the firm while serving as office manager.

Anthony Calaiaro, 34, pleaded…

California lawyer helps long-term inmates with their white-collar problems
When Perry Fisher was sentenced to a California prison for second-degree murder in 1991, he knew he was going away for a very long time. Not surprisingly, keeping an eye on his finances wasn’t the first thing on his mind.
Judge says ex-Sutherland partner is competent for trial, cites ‘snowball effect’ in prior diagnoses

A federal judge in Atlanta has ruled a that a former partner at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan is competent to stand trial on charges that he stole $2 million from…

Judge charged with bribery after criminal defense lawyer participates in federal sting operation

A judge in Edinburg, Texas, has been charged with bribery in a federal sting operation aided by a local criminal defense attorney.

Judge Rodolfo “Rudy” Delgado, 64, was accused of…

Justice Department moves to drop corruption case against Sen. Menendez
A week after a federal judge trimmed the corruption case against U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, the U.S. Justice Department has filed a motion to drop the remaining charges against the New Jersey Democrat.
Judge acquits Sen. Menendez and co-defendant on several counts before retrial

A federal judge in New Jersey has acquitted U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez and a co-defendant on seven out of 18 counts in advance of their retrial on political corruption charges.

Milberg joins forces with mass tort firm Sanders Philips Grossman

Class action and complex litigation firm Milberg and mass tort firm Sanders Phillips Grossman plan to partner up, becoming Milberg Tadler Phillips Grossman, the American Lawyer and Global…

Manafort sues DOJ and special counsel who indicted him, says Mueller was given improper authority

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort claims in a lawsuit that the order appointing special counsel Robert Mueller improperly gave Mueller the power to investigate matters that are “unmoored” to…

Ex-BigLaw partner who represented Shkreli faces possible 20-year sentence

A former income partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman faces a sentence of up to 20 years in prison when he is sentenced for his role in a securities fraud scheme…

Lawyer who once sought ‘trial by combat’ is accused of using blind client in scrap metal scheme

A Staten Island, New York, lawyer once in the news for seeking to resolve a civil case through “trial by combat” has been indicted in an alleged scheme to cheat…

Did a Supreme Court decision making it harder to prosecute corruption lead to Menendez’s mistrial?

The jury instructions in the corruption trial of U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez were crafted with careful consideration of a U.S. Supreme Court decision that has made it more difficult to…

Judge declares mistrial in corruption case against US Senator Menendez

Updated: A federal judge in Newark, New Jersey, has declared a mistrial in the corruption case against U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez.

U.S. District Judge William Walls acted after jurors said…

Research scientist pleads guilty to using information from wife’s legal work for insider trading

A research scientist pleaded guilty to securities fraud Monday for trading on information about a corporate acquisition that he had learned about through his wife’s legal work at Linklaters.

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Dewey’s former finance director, a ‘star witness,’ is sentenced to community service
The former finance director at Dewey & LeBeouf, Francis Canellas, was sentenced to community service on Friday after his guilty plea and testimony against other law firm leaders.
Former Philadelphia DA gets 5-year sentence after guilty plea

Former Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams was sentenced to five years in prison on Tuesday after pleading guilty to a single count relating to accepting bribes.

U.S. District Judge Paul…

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