Seasoned Fraud Counsel In Dallas And Nationwide
Fraud allegations can encompass a wide range of potential conduct. At the federal level, fraud allegations are generally prosecuted under wire fraud and mail fraud statutes. These laws are very broad in nature, and many individuals and businesses can unwittingly face serious scrutiny from various government agencies for alleged violations.
Most people, particularly law-abiding citizens with no experience with the criminal justice system, cannot comprehend the scope of the government’s power. For people under investigation by law enforcement, the only thing standing in the way of an indictment, criminal charges and a potential conviction is a defense lawyer.
It is essential that your attorney have the skill and tenacity necessary to stand up to the government. Based in Dallas and serving a national clientele, Dan C. Guthrie Jr. has the depth and breadth of experience required to present a strong defense against these types of charges. In addition to having more than 30 years of experience as a defense lawyer, he is also a former state and federal prosecutor. As a result, he understands how the government views these cases and how to overcome potential obstacles.
A Strong Defense Against All Forms Of Fraud Allegations
The firm provides tough, discreet representation for people facing all types of accusations.
The government usually does not bring charges until after conducting a lengthy investigation. The best time to retain an attorney is during this investigation. In many instances, a skilled defense lawyer can prove the flaws in the government’s case and convince prosecutors that an indictment is not warranted under the facts of the case. One look at Dan’s representative cases shows that he has been very successful in proving that his clients should not be charged.
A Lawyer Experienced In White Collar Crime Can Make A Difference
If an indictment is handed down, Mr. Guthrie’s trial experience significantly benefits his clients. Whatever the allegations, Mr. Guthrie is fully prepared to protect your rights at each stage of the proceedings.
Health Care Fraud
As health care costs increase, the government is taking a closer look at the conduct of health care professionals. As a result, health care fraud investigations and prosecutions are on the rise, with many physicians and other medical professionals facing reputation-destroying allegations.
Under the Sherman Antitrust Act, price fixing and market allocations are illegal. Competitors must not collude to determine the cost of products in a way that harms the public, nor should suppliers and manufacturers conspire to raise consumer costs.
Whether you’ve been charged with bank fraud in connection with a mortgage fraud investigation, identity theft or embezzlement, protecting your reputation, your privacy, your financial security and your freedom is a difficult task that demands an experienced lawyer.
Commercial Real Estate Fraud
Even reputable businesses must make difficult decisions to stay afloat in tough economic times. For many business professionals in Texas and throughout the United States, this may lead to allegations of misrepresentations made to lenders.
Commodities fraud investigations involve auditing and reviewing the actions of a broker and the specific transactions in question. Investigators review commodities futures contracts in order to determine if fraudulent statements were made.
Computer fraud represents a broad category of crimes that may be charged any time a computer is alleged to have been used to facilitate a criminal activity. However, the difficulty of erasing hard drive records of fraudulent activity limits options for defense.
Government Procurement Fraud
Government procurement fraud cases arise when federal contracts are obtained illegally or improperly, or when federal contracts are fulfilled with inferior goods or services, including cases involving insider information or other schemes.
Insurance fraud occurs in a broad range of contexts and may involve any type of insurance. Common examples include companies overstating insurance losses after a natural disaster, medical providers rendering one service but charging for another, or employers making false statements to lower policy premiums.
The fallout of the real estate and financial markets has caused federal investigators to scrutinize financial enterprises nationwide. Business professionals, homeowners and other individuals are increasingly confronted with mortgage fraud allegations.
In addition to mortgage fraud, other loan schemes include inflating property appraisals, failing to disclose a primary residence, falsifying documents or various charges relating to other aspects of borrowing and lending.
Work With A Lawyer Who Understands
Fraud charges can come with numerous criminal, financial and social implications. Don’t let these charges ruin your life; you can fight back. Mr. Guthrie understands how serious fraud charges can be at the federal and state levels and knows how to handle these circumstances to the best of his ability.
Begin work on your fraud defense today by calling 214-730-4845.