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Our Orange County and Rockland County Attorneys Defend Clients Accused of Securities & Commodities Fraud

Protecting defendants’ rights for over 38 years

Securities can be good investments. However, the reliance of clients on their brokers and banks can make the industry rife with fraud. Because of this fact, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), and other New York and federal agencies pursue these cases aggressively. Many of these cases involve a number of people, but only one scapegoat. Blame may be placed squarely on you even though you were only a minor player or were not at all responsible for mishandling funds.

Burke, Miele, Golden & Naughton, LLP was founded in 1978 to assist clients in Orange and Rockland counties with resolving complex matters through state and federal litigation. Our team of dedicated professionals guides you through each stage of your criminal defense, from the moment an investigation begins until we have exhausted every avenue for reaching the best possible outcome in your case.

Types of securities and commodities schemes

Securities fraud includes various plans to manipulate the market, steal from securities accounts, make illicit wire transactions, and misrepresent or withhold material information. Some of the more common methods of perpetrating a securities crime include:

  • Ponzi schemes
  • Pyramid schemes
  • Insider trading
  • High-yield investment fraud
  • Advance-fee schemes
  • Foreign currency fraud
  • Broker embezzlement
  • Hedge fund-related fraud
  • Late-day trading
  • Pump-and-dump scams

Securities violations typically carry both civil and criminal penalties that may include incarceration, fines, restitution and clawback of funds – which often requires sale of assets to pay investors back.

Take prompt action if you become the target of a securities fraud investigation

Burke, Miele, Golden & Naughton, LLP provides an effective defense to securities fraud accusations. Call us today at 845-294-4080 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation with our dedicated white collar crime defense team. Evening and weekend appointments are available at our Goshen and New City offices. We serve clients throughout the Hudson Valley area. In cases of your arrest and need for immediate representation after office hours, our answering message provides a cell phone number that can be used to access us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


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