Securities Fraud Defense Lawyer Bloomington, IL
Representation for Illinois Securities Fraud Charges
At Johnson Law Group, our securities fraud lawyers have the experience and knowledge – over 100 years' worth – you need if you are going up against serious securities fraud charges. We represent investment banks, stockbrokers, brokerage firms, corporations, and any other individual or entity being investigated by the FBI or Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). We can jump in at any point, whether you believe an investigation is forthcoming or if criminal charges have already been filed.
State and federal authorities take securities fraud very seriously, so you should have a Bloomington, IL securities fraud attorney who will aggressively defend your rights and work to put forth the best defense possible. Both civil and criminal penalties could be enforced if convicted, so do not delay in seeking the legal help you need. We are ready to listen to your story and to immediately begin investigating the facts of your case.
What is Securities Fraud?
Securities fraud encompasses a vast array of activities, all of which are heavily prosecuted by state and federal law enforcement.
Securities Fraud Examples
Examples of securities fraud that Johnson Law Group is well-prepared to defend include:
- Misrepresentation to investors
- Insider trading
- Improper accounting of stock options
- Stock embezzlement
- Falsifying reports or SEC filings
- False press releases
- Investment adviser misconduct
- Accounting fraud
- Shareholder fraud
Defense for Securities Fraud Charges in Illinois
Securities fraud charges often carry significant prison sentences and large fines. We will work quickly to develop an aggressive legal strategy to defend your freedom and you or your company's reputation. As former prosecutors and former police officers, we understand the state's role in investigations and negotiations, and during trial. We use this background to analyze our clients' cases from multiple angles and target areas that can help reduce or dismiss your charges, or see that you are found not guilty.
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