Financial Crimes

Protecting Your Professional Future
Against Financial Crimes Charges

At the Law Office of John Freeman, we defend individuals and corporate entities charged with all types of financial crimes. We work with forensic accountants and other experts when defending against charges of embezzlement, bank fraud, mortgage fraud, stock fraud, and similar offenses.

Before you speak to the police, the FBI or to a grand jury, talk to Detroit criminal defense attorney John Freeman. The government authorities in charge of your investigation are skilled in getting the information they need for an arrest and conviction. Even if you are innocent of the charges, you may say things that can create problems for you later.

Get skilled legal counsel now. Contact Detroit embezzlement, money laundering and fraud attorney John Freeman at 248-250-9950 for a free initial phone consultation. From offices in Troy, we represent clients in federal and state courts throughout Michigan, from Cheboygan to Kalamazoo, Detroit to Alpena.

Bank, Mortgage And Investment Fraud Lawyer In Troy, Michigan

We defend individuals and companies under investigation for or facing criminal charges relating to financial crimes and other white collar offenses, including:

Stock fraud, investment fraud and SEC violations — These crimes could include basic insider trading, or alleged scams involving new cryptocurrencies. Because financial markets move quickly, it’s not always easy to tell what is a crime and what is simply a bad investment.

Embezzlement— After the case is sent to Circuit Court, the defendant is again arraigned (given formal notice of the charges against him or her). The charging document is called an Information. He or she is again advised of his/her constitutional rights, and enters a plea to the charge (guilty, not guilty or stand mute).

Ponzi schemes — After the case is sent to Circuit Court, the defendant is again arraigned (given formal notice of the charges against him or her). The charging document is called an Information. He or she is again advised of his/her constitutional rights, and enters a plea to the charge (guilty, not guilty or stand mute).

Money laundering — After the case is sent to Circuit Court, the defendant is again arraigned (given formal notice of the charges against him or her). The charging document is called an Information. He or she is again advised of his/her constitutional rights, and enters a plea to the charge (guilty, not guilty or stand mute).

Circuit Court Arraignment — After the case is sent to Circuit Court, the defendant is again arraigned (given formal notice of the charges against him or her). The charging document is called an Information. He or she is again advised of his/her constitutional rights, and enters a plea to the charge (guilty, not guilty or stand mute).

Healthcare fraud and Medicare or Medicaid fraud — After the case is sent to Circuit Court, the defendant is again arraigned (given formal notice of the charges against him or her). The charging document is called an Information. He or she is again advised of his/her constitutional rights, and enters a plea to the charge (guilty, not guilty or stand mute).

Welfare fraud, food stamp fraud and other types of public benefits fraud — After the case is sent to Circuit Court, the defendant is again arraigned (given formal notice of the charges against him or her). The charging document is called an Information. He or she is again advised of his/her constitutional rights, and enters a plea to the charge (guilty, not guilty or stand mute).

We work with a team of top private investigators and experts in technical areas such as forensic accounting to challenge the prosecution’s evidence.

Mortgage Fraud

Due to the housing crisis, the government has prioritized mortgage fraud prosecutions. We defend buyers, sellers, realtors, appraisers and lenders facing charges of misrepresentation, falsifying appraisals or loan documents, mortgage application fraud, foreclosure fraud, and of mortgage fraud matters.

Stock Fraud and Investment Fraud

We defend individual investment advisors and stockbrokers, as well as investment companies facing criminal charges for SEC violations, stock fraud, market timing trades, investment schemes, brokerage fraud and other actions that violate investor’s rights.

Health Care Fraud

We represent health care providers, durable medical equipment companies and homecare companies in healthcare fraud matters. If you are under investigation for health care fraud involving fraudulent billing, over billing, HIPAA violations, or Medicaid or Medicare fraud, speak to a criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible.

Contact A Money Laundering And Fraud Defense Lawyer

For a free initial phone consultation with the Law Office of John Freeman, call 248-250-9950 or send us an e-mail. In an emergency, call 313-330-2653 at any time of day.