Defending Clients' Interests In Fraud And Theft Cases

Professionals and business owners charged with fraud and theft risk incarceration and the loss of their professional license. These charges can also have devastating consequences on your life, such as the loss of your job, business and income.

Howard C. Cohen & Associates have defended many businesses, individuals and professionals against fraud and theft charges. Our lawyers have extensive experience defending clients against innumerable criminal and civil offences.

Skilled Representation For A Broad Range Of Charges

We have the insight and skill to conduct our own investigation of your case by scrutinizing police evidence to determine if the Crown has a valid charge against you. We also use experts, such as forensic accountants and private investigators, to assist with your defence.

We represent clients in a wide range of fraud and theft cases, including:

  • Credit card fraud
  • Online auction fraud
  • Bank fraud
  • Securities fraud
  • Mail fraud
  • Real estate or mortgage fraud
  • Health care fraud
  • Fraudulent billing or invoicing
  • Telemarketing fraud
  • Insurance fraud
  • Commercial fraud of all kinds
  • Conspiracy to commit fraud
  • Fraudulent use of the Repair and Storage Liens Act

Strategic Defences For Fraud Cases

Corporations and professionals, who are the subject of fraud investigations, require the assistance of knowledgeable legal professionals. If possible, a lawyer should be consulted even before a criminal investigation is commenced. Our lawyers can give you straightforward advice and create a strategy with the aim to get your charges withdrawn.

In addition, we also have experience defending clients in complex commercial fraud cases that involve:

  • Establishing dummy companies and authorizing payment to those companies for services that were not provided or goods that were never delivered
  • Receiving kickbacks
  • Company insiders who collude with suppliers to submit fraudulent invoices, and split the proceeds of the fraud with the supplier
  • Lawyers fraudulently billing clients for their time, diverting money from client trust accounts or siphoning money from an estate
  • Doctors or dentists who commit insurance fraud or over-bill patients

Book A Confidential Consultation With Us

Contacting us early in the process is key in successfully fighting charges of theft and fraud. Call our Toronto office today at 1-800-318-1553 or use our online form to contact us.