An attorney, two chiropractors and a paralegal administrator pleaded not guilty to charges that they took part in a large-scale auto insurance fraud ring.
The group is accused of defrauding 19 insurance companies by filing false claims for staged accidents, with the loss estimated at nearly $550,000. The case stems from an investigation dubbed "Operation Big Fish," in which 63 people have been charged and 27 have already pleaded guilty or no contest, according to prosecutors.
Los Angeles White Collar Crime Attorney teams are seeing a rise in white collar charges since the state and federal government are taking a closer look at the financials of different companies. Accounting fraud, embezzlement, insurance fraud and other white collar crimes are coming to the forefront as the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office audits the financial records of professionals throughout the city. The crime is not reserved for bankers or CEO's, in fact, this recent White Collar criminal ring was not on a major financial scale. However, the penalties for a Los Angeles White Collar crime is significant.
If convicted of a white collar crime, you could face years in prison, heavy fines, elimination from certain associations, loss of professional license and much more. However, with a skilled lawyer working for you, any owner, executive or professional can avoid a majority of the penalties associated with these crimes.
At Kestenbuam, Eisner & Gorin, our skilled team is highly skilled in all major areas of white collar crime. As former criminal prosecutors with the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office, we know how the prosecution will use their tactics to put you behind bars. Our knowledge of the law, experience with accounting laws and overall legal skill will help us to craft the best defense possible for your particular case. We will fight on your behalf to help you stay out of prison, free from fines and off probation.
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