Former Bank One Corp. executive John Ohle asked a federal judge Wednesday to let him remain free on bond after his sentencing because he is appealing his convictions on tax evasion and conspiracy to commit bank fraud charges.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has made a new plea for immediate access to wiretap recordings from suspected insider trading ring participants Raj Rajaratnam and Danielle Chiesi, who are also facing criminal charges.
An Illinois commercial print broker has admitted to lying in a bid to the U.S. Government Printing Office in the first case to arise from an ongoing investigation into GPO bids by antitrust and other federal officials.
Goodwin Procter LLP has evinced an ability to face down even the most potentially explosive white collar cases, such as the first-ever insider trading case involving credit default swaps, earning the firm a spot among Law360's White Collar Groups of 2010.
A former Mattel Inc. employee has admitted that he made copies of confidential documents after accepting a job with rival toy company MGA Entertainment Inc.
The U.S. Department of Justice has hit Boston Scientific Corp. unit Guidant LLC with $296 million in criminal fines and forfeitures for withholding information from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration about a life-threatening defect in its implantable defibrillators.
Matthew "Beau" La Madrid will be forced to shell out $7 million and forfeit a number of properties in Colorado after pleading guilty to a $30 million hedge fund fraud with his brother through their investment company Plus Money Inc.
The federal government has escaped a lawsuit challenging the integrity of a U.S. Army contract awarded to Mabey Bridge & Shore Inc., convincing a judge that well-documented bribery charges involving one of the company's affiliates were adequately considered during bidding.
Former KB Home Inc. CEO Bruce Karatz and the U.S. government have dropped their appeals of a stock options backdating case in which the executive was sentenced to house arrest and a $1 million fine.
A Kentucky grand jury has indicted Melbourne Mills Jr., the disbarred attorney who represented plaintiffs in a $200 million class action settlement over the dangerous diet drug fen-phen, on a fraudulent insurance act charge.
On the federal level, white collar prosecutions will focus on environmental crimes, public corruption, mortgage fraud and computer crimes, says Davina Pujari, head of the white collar criminal defense practice group at Barg Coffin Lewis & Trapp LLP.
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has accused an admitted California Ponzi schemer and his commodities pool operators, Spirit Investments Inc. and Increase Investments Inc., of running a $14 million scam against 30 investors.
Two former executives of defunct networking technology company Pegasus Wireless Corp. have been charged with defrauding investors by illegally selling shares they secretly controlled and lying about the transactions in regulatory filings.
Dykema Gossett PLLC has lured former Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox to its Detroit office, aiming to beef up its health care litigation practice.
White collar litigation is hotter than ever in light of the massive legislative overhaul of the financial system, but only some firms have secured favorable rulings and resolutions for high-profile clients while maintaining a competitive edge in terms of quality service, earning them a spot among Law360's White Collar Groups of 2010.
A federal judge has ordered former Bank One Corp. executive John Ohle to fork over $2.7 million in cash and property to the federal government following his June conviction on charges of tax evasion and conspiracy to commit bank fraud.
A former stock analyst at expert-networking firm Primary Global Research LLC pled guilty Tuesday to conspiracy and fraud as part of the U.S. government’s insider trading crackdown.
In a system where the rule of law is determined by adversarial process, the fact that companies cannot afford to go to trial because of the collateral consequences of a long investigation or a conviction creates an imbalance that is not healthy for the cause of justice, says George J. Terwilliger III, global head of White & Case LLP's white collar practice group.
A New York attorney pled guilty Tuesday to his part in a $23 million fraud scheme that netted him hundreds of thousands of dollars in profit but left duped mortgage lenders holding the bag.
A former NASA employee accused of illegally sending components used in infrared rifle scopes to South Korea has been hit with criminal charges by the U.S. government.