White Collar Crime Defense in Massachusetts

   Serving Greater Boston, Essex, Middlesex, & Suffolk Counties

The Boston, Massachusetts white collar crime lawyers at Mark C. Thomas Law represent individuals and companies who have been charged with or are under investigation for a plethora of white collar crimes.

In addition to defense, Mark C. Thomas Law works with senior executives and boards of directors who suspect that their company may have compliance problems or who suspect that their company may be under criminal investigation.

White Collar Crime

The white collar crime lawyers at Mark C. Thomas Law handle complex, high profile criminal defense cases of all types. White collar crimes typically require an understanding of complex financial information and transactional processes across state and national borders. Mark C. Thomas Law has both the resources to manage complex and document-intensive business cases, as well as access to a network of financial experts and investigators to maximize your chances of prevailing.

Securities Fraud / Insider Trading

This is an evolving area with new federal prosecution strategies developing all the time. We see an increasing number of indictments for market timing trades (buying after market has closed), insider trading, investment schemes, and telemarketing fraud.

Bank Fraud

Embezzlement, larceny, forgery, money laundering, check kiting schemes, wire fraud, and mail fraud with criminal charges subsumed under federal depositor banking laws.

Insurance Fraud

Filing false or fraudulent claims, phony auto accidents, arson or other destruction of property in order to file an insurance claim, or conspiracy to commit fraud.

Mortgage Fraud

Land flips, home flipping, shell games, loans in bogus names, fraudulent signatures on mortgages as first or second guarantors.

Tax Fraud

Misrepresentation of financial status.

Health Care Fraud

Medicaid fraud and Medicare theft, fraudulent billing schemes, dental fraud, billing for services not performed, mischaracterization of medical services rendered, conflict of interest referrals to companies with which the doctor or clinic has a financial relationship.

Credit Card Fraud and Identity Theft

Credit card bust-out schemes, shell business entities, opening credit accounts using stolen or fraudulent information or a false identity, stolen social security numbers, telemarketing fraud, fraudulent use of a credit card.

Pyramid and Ponzi schemes

Establishing a business in which early investors or adopters reap rewards while later investors are guaranteed to lose money – the most infamous now being the Bernie Madoff case.

We also defend clients accused of other white collar crimes, including:

  • Business Crimes: Industrial espionage and violation of import/export regulations
  • Money Laundering / Structured Transactions: Structured transactions, racketeering, failure to file CTRs
  • Corporate Compliance Problems and Avoid Indictment