Los Angeles Investment & Securities Fraud Attorney
Criminal Lawyer Serving Southern California
Need a lawyer for your criminal case in Los Angeles? Stockbrokers and other
professionals who deal with investments and money are often at risk to
face accusations involving securities fraud or investment fraud. Los Angeles
criminal defense lawyer Robert M. Bernstein is here to help if you have
been accused of investment fraud. At the Law Offices of Robert M. Bernstein,
we are experienced and exceptionally qualified to help you defend your
rights and protect you from the criminal penalties you may face if convicted
of securities fraud or investment fraud.
Fraud is a type of
theft crime, a non-violent form which is classified as a
white collar crime and uses deception in order to unlawfully gain property or money from
others. By intentionally misrepresenting the condition of a company, by
making unethical trades or unauthorized trades, an individual or company
may commit investment fraud or securities fraud. When facing these serious
charges, which may be charged as Federal Crimes, it is important to act
quickly and consult a Los Angeles Fraud Defense Attorney.
Common forms of investment fraud and securities fraud include:
- Overstating assets
- Understating revenues
- Unauthorized trading
- Unsuitable trading or investing
- Creating illegal accounts
- Over-concentrating investments
- Insider trading
- Accounting fraud
Los Angeles Investment Fraud Defense Lawyer
Robert M. Bernstein has a background in criminal prosecution and uses this
special knowledge and experience in defending investment fraud cases.
Because his practice is limited to criminal defense and because he fully
devotes himself to each individual case he takes on, Los Angeles Investment
Fraud Defense Attorney Robert Bernstein is able to provide the highest
quality of legal counsel and advice to his clients.
A conviction for investment fraud in California may result in prison, fines
and the repayment of money which was taken. Additionally, a person's
reputation will be forever ruined.