New York City Federal Criminal Defense Attorney

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When you first look at the Martin Act, the law seems like a redundant definition of scheming to defraud as defined in New York Penal Law § 190.05, but in fact, these two crimes are different, in both definition of fraud and the criminal procedures that follow.

The Martin Act is a New York business legislation that gives the New York State Attorney General additional powers and discretion to fighting various forms of business fraud. The Attorney General is given in house subpoena power by the Martin Act, which gives him the power to subpoena witness, compel their attendance, and examine the witness under oath in court.

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We negotiated a plea deal that guaranteed our client a sentence of probation with structured re-payment plan.

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Our attorneys convinced the prosecutors not to bring criminal charges against our client under the term of full restitution.

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Client was involved in a massive Holocaust reparations fraud scheme. We persuaded the U.S. Attorney’s Office to defer prosecution, resulting in the case being closed.

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We secured a deal with the government for our client to repay full restitution and sentenced on probation.

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Trial before jury lasted approximately 5 days. The matter went to verdict and our client was acquitted on all counts.

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Case resulted in non-prosecution agreement with client agreeing to pay all disgorgements (bribes payments and gifts to officials).

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Case resulted in civil penalties with no criminal charges filed.

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What Is Criminal Misapplication Of Funds In New York?

Federal misapplication of funds is a crime that occurs when an officer of a financial institution willfully converted the institution’s funds to his or her own use or benefit. 18 U.S.C.§656. In order to convict a person of misapplication of funds, the government must prove several elements:

First, the defendant must be an officer, director, agent or employee of a bank or another financial institution. Second, the bank must be a member of the FDIC, the one of certain enumerated entities. Third, the defendant must have willfully misapplied the bank’s funds with the intent to defraud the bank.

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