White Collar Defense

A New Twist to Construction Fraud

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01/19/2016Vandeventer Black

Authored by attorney Trey Kelleter Virginia Code §18.2-200.1 makes it a crime to commit construction fraud, that is, to take an advance of funds in return for a promise to perform a job with no real intention of performing and indeed, failing to substantially perform. It is a felony if the job was for more… Read more »

Heads Up: New Policy Regaurding Civil & Criminal Corporate Investigations

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12/30/2015Vandeventer Black

Authored by Trey R. Kelleter The US DOJ recently announced a new policy that formalizes its focus on targeting culpable individuals, not just corporate entities, in investigations. The DOJ memo, entitled “Individual Accountability for Corporate Wrongdoing,” has six key directives to DOJ attorneys, which are also important to know for anyone who deals with the feds,… Read more »