New York Real Estate Fraud Lawyer
Albany White Collar Crime Attorney
Real Estate Fraud Defense in New York
The nationwide foreclosure crisis has led to dramatically increased scrutiny of real estate transactions and people involved with them. At the state and federal level, authorities have launched investigations and created special task forces to pursue allegations of mortgage fraud and real estate fraud.
If you have been charged or are under investigation, we urge you to contact us immediately. We understand that your livelihood and freedom are at stake. Our Albany and Schenectady, New York-based lawyers are prepared to advise and represent you throughout every phase of an investigation and, if necessary, provide vigorous defense of your rights and interests all the way through trial.
Protecting Brokers, Agents, and Private Individuals Accused of Fraud
We have the knowledge and experience to capably defend lenders, mortgage brokers, appraisers, investors, sellers and buyers accused of any type of real estate fraud. With proven investigative and trial skills honed in numerous cases involving financial and regulatory complexity, you can depend on us to build an aggressive defense for you in a case involving allegations such as:
- Offering or securing inflated (or “spiked”) property appraisals
- Conspiracy to artificially increase a sale price
- Falsifying documents in order to obtain a mortgage or other loan
- Violations of truth in lending laws (including TILA) or other state or federal statutes
- The use of “straw buyers” to complete transactions on behalf of others who might not qualify
Turn to an Attorney Experienced in Real Estate, Investigation and Trial Defense
Whether you know you are innocent or believe the evidence against you may be strong, it will be essential to work with a lawyer who understands real estate laws and knows our federal and state courts from experience. For a free consultation focused on your legal options in a real estate fraud case, call or contact us online now.