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Were you charged with securities fraud? Also called investment fraud, securities fraud can encompass a variety of offenses, most of which relate to how stockbrokers and other financial advisors support and counsel investors. If someone lies or misrepresents information in order to skew the investor’s perspective, it could set them up for a failed investment or business venture.

These types of financial losses can be extremely hefty, which is why those accused of securities fraud often face severe penalties and repercussions. Charged as a white-collar crime, a securities fraud conviction can result in imprisonment, costly legal fines, a criminal record, and more.

Choose Martin G. Weinberg, Attorney at Law

With decades of legal experience in our corner, you can be confident in our firm’s ability to create a personalized, aggressive legal strategy to defend you against false accusations involving securities fraud. We have worked on a wide variety of cases during our 40+ years in practice, and we know how to construct a beneficial legal argument, whether the case is settled outside of court or taken to trial.

Ready to get started? Schedule a consultation with our Boston firm today by calling (617) 227-3700.

Types of Securities Fraud

Investment dealings can be extraordinarily complex and can include mountains of paperwork, long discussions, and thorough business research. Countless scenarios may bring about a securities fraud situation, some of which include clerical errors, misinterpretation of facts, and communication issues. A seemingly simple mistake can have catastrophic repercussions, especially when large investments are on the table. And, whether or not the mistake was your fault, our team can use our legal skill to protect your rights and defend your good name.

Even if the accusations laid against you are false, it is crucial to seek legal counsel and support as soon as possible. If you were charged with any crime relating to securities fraud, our team wants to hear from you.

Securities fraud can include any of the following:

  • Falsifying information about a company as it pertains to an investment (including stock, value, etc.)
  • Insider trading
  • The company itself fails to report actual financial information
  • Dummy corporations
  • Ponzi schemes

Defense for Securities Fraud Allegations

Securities fraud crimes can be complex, so if your personal or professional reputation was recently tarnished with a false accusation, you need a rock-solid defense to improve your chances of a successful outcome. Our team has ample experience working in fraud cases, and if you chose to work with us, you can expect us to do the research necessary to get to the bottom of the charges laid against you.

Let Attorney Weinberg Help You

Without zealous representation, you could face far steeper legal repercussions and could lose your freedoms, face imprisonment, house arrest, probation, and a criminal record. A white-collar crime conviction can impede your ability to return to the same place of employment and harm your career trajectory, not to mention the professional relationships you’ve built over the years. To guard against these steep repercussions, make sure you turn to an attorney you can trust.

Contact Martin G. Weinberg, Attorney at Law today to get in touch with our Boston securities fraud attorney.


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Significant Cases

  • Charges Dismissed U.S. v. Moffett

    The case is U.S. v. Moffett, case number 22-1075, in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

  • Successful Challenge US v Warshak

    631 F3d 266 CA 6 (2010): Successful challenge to the Department of Justice’s reliance on the Stored Communications Act to seize the content of emails in violation of the Fourth Amendment

  • Dismissed Charges US v Handa

    892 F.3d 95 (1st Cir. 2018): Dismissal of bank and wire fraud charges against business owner on Speedy Trial grounds due to delay between indictment and his arrest returning to the US from India.

  • Reversal of Convictions US v Tavares

    (1st Cir, Dec. 2016): 1st Circuit Court of Appeals reversal of RICO and mail fraud convictions in a public corruption case.

  • Reversal of Conviction US v Casellas-Toro

    (1st Cir, 2015): Appellate reversal of a federal false statement conviction due to a "Rare application of the presumption of prejudice resulting from pervasive publicity from prior case”

  • Reversal of Conviction US v Vazquez-Rivera

    665 F3d 351 CA 1 (2011): Reversal of child pornography conviction based on improper admission of opinion evidence from FBI agent which prejudiced defendant’s right to a fair trial.

  • Acquittal US v Bravo-Fernandez

    18-1358 (1st Cir, 2019): First Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a conviction of a business executive for bribing a Puerto Rico Senator holding that the Government failed to meet each essential element of proof under 18 USC 666, and ordering the entry of a judgment of acquittal.

  • Reversal of Conviction US v Bravo Fernandez

    (722 F3d 1, 1st Cir, 2013): Federal Court of Appeals reversed conviction of a leading businessman in Puerto Rico for federal programs bribery holding that gratuities cannot, legally, be the basis for such a conviction.

  • Acquittal US v DiMasi

    Acquittal of Richard Vitale on federal honest services charges in corruption case involving former Massachusetts Speaker of the House Salvatore DiMasi

  • Acquittal US v Pappathanasi

    Acquittal of defendant charged with conspiracy to evade taxes in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 371.