Financial Fraud Law

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Disability Doctor Peter J. Lesniewski Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for His Role in Long Island Railroad Fraud
Posted on 25 Feb 2014 by Steven A. Meyerowitz

Peter J. Lesniewski, a Board-certified orthopedist, has been sentenced in Manhattan federal court to eight years in prison for his role in the alleged massive fraud scheme in which Long Island Railroad (LIRR) workers claimed to be disabled upon early... Read More

After Being Videotaped Practicing Jiujitsu, Defendant Gets 37 Months in Prison in LIRR Disability Fraud Case
Posted on 6 Mar 2014 by Steven A. Meyerowitz

Fred Catalano, a former maintenance foreman for the Long Island Rail Road who was convicted for his role in a massive disability insurance fraud insurance scheme after jurors saw a videotape of him practicing jiujitsu after he had retired on disability... Read More

Liying Lin Found Guilty of Immigration Fraud Offenses
Posted on 28 Feb 2014 by Steven A. Meyerowitz

Liying Lin, a/k/a “the Deacon,” has been found guilty in Manhattan federal court of one count of conspiracy to commit immigration fraud and two counts of immigration fraud. Lin was convicted after a seven day jury trial presided over by U... Read More

Madoff Victims Get More Time to File Claims with Fed’s Madoff Victim Fund
Posted on 24 Feb 2014 by Steven A. Meyerowitz

The deadline for filing claims with the federal Madoff Victim Fund (the “MVF”) has been extended to April 30, 2014. This extension was recommended by Special Master Richard C. Breeden, who is administering the MVF on behalf of the Department... Read More

‘Cheating’ Mathew Martoma Now a ‘Convicted Felon,’ Preet Bharara Says
Posted on 6 Feb 2014 by Steven A. Meyerowitz

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara (pictured) issued a statement following the conviction of Mathew Martoma for insider trading that is worth reading: “As the jury unanimously found, Mathew Martoma cultivated and purchased the confidence of doctors... Read More