• NCAA Pay

    Written by: October 25, 2018
    Under:  Blog

    The world of sports has had its fair share of criminal legal troubles, from murders and domestic abuse up to tax evasion and fraud. But recently, two former Adidas employees and a wannabe sports agent were found guilty in a Manhattan federal court for their role in a fraudulent scheme to recruit college basketball players. […]

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  • NY Crypto Crime

    Written by: September 25, 2018
    Under:  Blog

    Bitcoin, blockchain, cryptocurrency – all of this sounds like jargon in a sci-fi movie. But it’s actually a new form of banking, combining money with the internet. It also happens to be a new frontier for criminal enterprise. What is Cryptocurrency? It was actually an accidental invention which resulted in a decentralized, digital cash system. […]

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  • Art Crime

    Written by: September 1, 2018
    Under:  Blog

    White collar crime comes in many forms. Many times, people think of white-collar crimes as securities fraud or tax evasion. But white collar crimes happen outside the purview of the Securities and Exchange Commission or the IRS, such as in the art world. Bac in 2016, a New York art dealer, Nancy Wiener, was arrested […]

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  • Dozier Execution Problems

    Written by: August 2, 2018
    Under:  Blog

    The death penalty is one of the more controversial issues facing the United States today. In states where execution is legal, the government has increasingly used lethal injection as the preferred method, although that has become more difficult in recent years. Pharmaceutical companies across the country are objecting to their drugs being used in this […]

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  • What is Attorney-Client Privilege?

    Written by: May 2, 2018
    Under:  Blog

    With the recent FBI raids on President Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, the President has gone off on a bit of a Twitter tirade, at one point asserting that “attorney-client privilege is dead!” Yet, his tweet demonstrates that he does not appear to understand the full scope of what this privilege covers. And if the […]

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  • Utah Man Arrested And Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With Commodities Fraud

    Written by: May 6, 2016
    Under:  Blog

    Utah Man Arrested And Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With Commodities Fraud  Who: Scott A. Beatty, owner of two investment companies, Peak Capital Management Group and Peak Capital Group (the “investment companies”), the Defendant. What: Beatty was charged by the Southern District of New York federal court with 1 count of commodities fraud (carrying a […]

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  • What type of lawyer do I need?

    Written by: January 25, 2016
    Under:  Blog

    Ever wondered what type of lawyer do you need? The difference between a white collar criminal attorney and a criminal defense lawyer? Our infographic explains:  

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  • Additional Links & Resources

    Written by: May 11, 2015
    Under:  Blog

    LINKS & RESOURCES

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  • Government Investigations

    Written by: September 17, 2015
    Under:  Blog

    BLF focuses on criminal defense at the criminal case and criminal investigation levels. If you have reason to believe you have or are about to be investigated for a crime it is advisable to seek out legal counsel with experience in criminal defense practice to guide you through the process. The first order of business […]

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  • Homicide

    Written by: July 11, 2015
    Under:  Blog

    Our firm represents clients accused of charges involving homicide, murder, manslaughter and vehicular manslaughter. Often where there is not an admission or confession the evidence and the criminal case comes down to a battle of the forensic experts and effective cross examination of witnesses. Preparing for the murder trial. Perhaps more than any other criminal […]

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